Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 

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SoDivin rating

90-94 / 100

Very good


Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 

Condition Good

Stock : 0 bottle
1 360,00 € tax incl. 1 133,33 € tax excl.
Stock : 1 bottle
1 260,00 € tax incl. 1 050,00 € tax excl.
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1 120,00 € tax incl. 933,33 € tax excl.
Stock : 1 bottle
1 115,00 € tax incl. 929,17 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
95 / 100

John Kapon CEO Ackerr Merrall & Condit (01-2011)
The 1942 Latour was outstanding. It was much grapier than the 1941 to those nose, in a good way. Its nose was creamy, sexy and exciting with its honeyed, sweet and flamboyant fruit. Surely this had to be from decades mater? There was musky in the nose, which also became leathery, adding aromas of bread crust fresh from the oven. The palate was rich and sweet, chewy and fresh, with a gritty and dusty finish. This was another Latour whose freshness made it seem much younger than it was.

Vintage 1942
Rating 90-94
Classification Médoc - 1er Cru Classé 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pauillac
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price More than 300 €
Château Latour
Country France
Château informations

Château Latour is ranked Premier Cru Classé in the Official Classification created in 1855.

There are 2 other Châteaux in the Pauillac appellation which also benefit from the prestigious title of 1er Cru Classé: Lafite Rothschild and Mouton Rothschild

Latour is the epitome of excellence in good years and bad ones. Among the greatest vintages, the most beautiful achievements of the chateau: 1920, 1929, 1949, 1955, 1959, 1961, 1970, 1982, 1990, 2000.

Created around 1680, Château Latour's vineyard is one of the oldest in the Médoc. At the heart of the estate, the main parcel, called "l'Enclos", is made up of 47 hectares of old vines that are preciously maintained, because only they are able to give birth to the "Grand Vin". The 18 hectares of exterior plots, the vines less than 10 years old and the possibly downgraded cuvées produce the second wine of the estate, "Les Forts de Latour". The wine of Château Latour is an example of regularity regardless of the quality of the vintage. Firm, tannic and concentrated in its youth ...

Read more on the article "Latour, Premier Cru Classé in 1855"

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