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1983 LES FORTS DE LATOUR / Pauillac

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8 5 £64.00 412 days ago
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closed 07/03/2018, 06:28 PM

Lot size: 1 bottle of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 1983 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Base of Neck (BN)Question Mark Grape variety: Bordeaux Blend

A bottle in first class order.
This is the second wine of Château Latour.

Some CellarTracker comments:

3/9/2016 - KMOK LIKES THIS WINE: 83 Points
Red cherry note, spices on the palate. Tannin mellowed. Middle finish.

I don't know why so many people hate this wine. I get that it is not the most concentrated of all Bordeaux but still, it has nice density and a certain richness. With some air it opens up nicely...

1/20/2014 - YAGIL WROTE: 91 Points
Quartet unplanned evening invited and hosted by Yoram (Rokah-Yam at Jaffa Port): colour: dark transparent red-brown-black
nose: elegant ripe fruity tertiary aromas with leather, vanilla-oak and old furniture notes
palate: med bodied, fully integrated tannins, good acidity, good harmony, low fruitiness, med complexity, dry, lacks structure, clearly a close-to-great wine which is somewhat over the peak, but still enjoyable, mainly by sniffing, not so much on the palate; long after taste.

5/19/2011 - YAGIL LIKES THIS WINE: 92 Points
1990 Bordeaux quartet round #1 meeting #3 (at Yoram Solberg): Light red colour. Tertiary aromas of leather, old ripe cherries, vanilla, oak, spices. Elegant, medium bodied, tannic, bitter, no fruit, balanced. Long after taste.

10/15/2010 - PINKMOONWINERY WROTE: 92 Points
London Business School Wine Tasting (Luce 97, Tignanello 03, Les Forts de Latour 83, Mouton 83, Domaine de Ferrand 07, Creator 05, Favia Cabernet 06, The Relic 04): What a great wine, I had this wine when it was not stored perfectly and then it is not good but this bottle was absolutely stunning (and I'm in general not a fan of second wines). This smelled like leather, stables, moist wool, imagine how it to smelled in your grandma's closet. Beautiful balance, very elegant, velvety texture, concentrated. Very very good. This is the highest I have ever rated a second wine!

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Payment methods: cheque and bank transfer
Returns policy: None
The wine can be collected: From postcode BA22, Somerset, United Kingdom
Shipping Method: Via PARCELFORCE, single bottles via Royal Mail. All packed in 'mail safe' special boxes supplied by The Wine Box Co. Non recyclable polystyrene is rarely used as it's a menace to the world.
Shipping paid by: buyer
Cost of delivery: 1 bottle £12, 2 bottles £14, 3-12 bottles £16 & 13-24 bottles £20 to mainland Britain. Elsewhere, please ask for a quote. PayPal is accepted from OVERSEAS ONLY. Their fees of 5% will be invoiced.
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Other countries delivered to: Worldwide
Insurance options: None

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