Chateau Latour 1949, 1 bottle
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Chateau Latour 1949
Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe
u: top shoulder, staining to capsule, wrinkling and light staining to label
"On each of the previous occasions I have had this wine it has flirted with perfection. This bottle was again a riveting, opulently-textured drinking experience. Its spectacularly perfumed bouquet consists of truffles, black tea, soy, minerals, and copious sweet prune, coffee-infused, black currant fruit. Sweet on the attack, with a rare opulence, a voluptuous texture, full body, terrific freshness, and a chewy, fleshy, succulent finish, this has always been great stuff. This bottle was no exception. It has been fully mature for 25-30 years, but well-stored or larger format bottlings will last another two decades." R. Parker for TWA, 98 pts. 06/00
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