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Latour Latour

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The 2002 Latour is a wine that has impressed ever since I first tasted it from barrel and subsequently both in sighted and blind conditions. It offers disarming black fruit laced with tobacco and graphite on the nose, this bottle showing less of the "Christmas cake" that I remarked in previous bottles. Firm in structure, the 2002 has more charm and vivacity than many of its Left Bank peers this vintage, plenty of cedar and pencil lead notes with a grippy yet detailed finish. You could actually begin broaching this now but it will offer another two decades of drinking pleasure. Tasted blind at a private dinner in Bordeaux.

Score: 94 Neal Martin, vinous.com, July 2018

 

Purchased from Corney and Barrow upon commercial release and delivered to a temperature controlled London cellar where it has remained until removal by the BidforWine team in advance of this sale. Each lot is illustrated with a copy of the redacted sales invoice for that case. Duty and VAT has been paid on all wines. Date invoiced: 12th May 2003 - En Primeur.

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Latour, 2002

Lot: 20

Quantity: 12, 75cl

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Item ID:

231724

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Latour

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12 bottles, 75cl each

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Bottle

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OWC

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Red

Wine Type:

Still

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France, Alsace, NA

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1er Cru Classe

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