Château Latour 1er Grand Cru Classé 1979 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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Château Latour 1er Grand Cru Classé 1979

     
  • Black fruit
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  • Gastronomic wine
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  • Icon wine
  • Color:Red
  • Organic
  • 13% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Full-bodied

One of the wines to have played a part in building the legend that is Bordeaux; rare depth and concentration, but not at the expense of exceptional elegance and perfect balance. More info

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 high-shoulder
  • Label: 1 marked label, 1 slightly damaged capsule
  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Pauillac
  • Classification: 1er Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: Artemis
  • More information....

Château Latour 1er Grand Cru Classé serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Tournedos Rossini, Poularde de bresse aux morilles, Filet de chevreuil aux airelles.

Peak: To drink

  • Vintage score: 14/20
  • What the experts say...

    (...) Le plus souvent, le Latour 1979 s'est révélé moyennement corsé, doté d'un bon fruité, mais également peu évolué et astringent. En revanche, par deux fois, il s'est montré moyennement corsé, assez riche et étayé par une heureuse acidité, exhalant les classiques arômes de minéral, de noisette et de fuits noirs caractéristiques de Latour. (...) Source : Robert Parker (1/97)

    Lot presentation
    Château Latour 1er Grand Cru Classé

    Cuvée presentation

    Latour's wines show exemplary consistency, whatever the quality of the vintage. Firm, tannic and concentrated in their youth, they require long cellaring to reveal the full depth of their power and extraordinary richness. When perfectly mature, the wine has an incredible bouquet of blackcurrants, hazelnuts and leather. A monumental wine.

    Information about domain Château Latour

    Created in around 1680, Château Latour is one of the oldest vineyards in the Médoc. There is a central plot known as the Enclos with 47 hectares of old vines that are maintained with extreme care, as these are the ones used to make the grand vin. Another 18 hectares of external plots, consisting of vines less than ten years-old and potentially declassified plots are used to produce the property's second wine, Les Forts de Latour. For further information, visit Château Latour

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 high-shoulder
    • Label: 1 marked label, 1 slightly damaged capsule
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: yes
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Pauillac
    • Classification: 1er Grand Cru Classé
    • Producer/Owner: Artemis
    • Vintage: 1979
    • Color: Red
    • Peak: To drink
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Organic 
    • Size (in ha): 65
    • Volume: 175000 bottles
    • Intensity: Full-bodied
    • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 4% Cabernet franc, 1% Petit verdot
    Château Latour 1er Grand Cru Classé
    Château Latour 1er Grand Cru Classé

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    Château Latour 1er Grand Cru Classé 1979

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