Château Latour Pauillac 2004 1.5L

$1,000.00

SKU 04467

1.5L

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The "Grand Vin" is exclusively produced from the old vines which are situated in the "Grand Enclos" (the main vineyard of 47 hectares), some of them being centenarian.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Pauillac
Brand Château Latour
  • we97

Wine EnthusiastThere are tannins, structure and power, but also supreme elegance. The 2004 acidity comes through in the sweet cassis flavors, supported at the back by dry tannins. Currently, the wine is closed up, losing some of its fresh fruit, but this is a moment in its slow evolution towards a classic Latour.

Roger Voss, June 1, 2007
  • ws95

Wine SpectatorCaptivating aromas of currant, black licorice and spices, with just a hint of sweet tobacco. Full-bodied, with chewy tannins and a long, long finish. Structured and racy. Best after 2011.

James Suckling, March 31, 2007
  • wa95

Wine AdvocateA terrific effort from Administrator Frederic Engerer and owner Francois Pinault, the dark ruby/purple-tinged 2004 Latour exhibits a strong cassis character intermixed with notes of crushed rocks, earth, cedar, and forest floor. Racy, elegant, but powerful with medium to full body, and sweet tannin, it will benefit from 5-7 years of cellaring, and should keep for three decades. It is a very impressive offering.

Robert Parker, June 2007