Lot 337

CHÂTEAU LATOUR 2009 (2) 100 WA


CHÂTEAU LATOUR 2009 PAUILLAC. 1ER CRU CLASSÉ A BLEND OF 91.3% CABERNET SAUVIGNON AND 8.7% MERLOT WITH JUST UNDER 14% NATURAL ALCOHOL, THE 2009 LATOUR IS BASICALLY A CLONE OF THE SUPER 2003, ONLY MORE STRUCTURED AND POTENTIALLY MORE MASSIVE AND LONG LIVED. AN ELIXIR OF MOMENTOUS PROPORTIONS, IT BOASTS A DENSE PURPLE COLOR AS WELL AS AN EXTRAORDINARILY FLAMBOYANT BOUQUET OF BLACK FRUITS, GRAPHITE, CRUSHED ROCKS, SUBTLE OAK AND A NOTION OF WET STEEL. IT HITS THE PALATE WITH A THUNDERING CONCOCTION OF THICK, JUICY BLUE AND BLACK FRUITS, LEAD PENCIL SHAVINGS AND A CHALKY MINERALITY. FULL-BODIED, BUT VERY FRESH WITH A FINISH THAT LASTS OVER A MINUTE, THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST REMARKABLE YOUNG WINES I HAVE EVER TASTED. WILL IT LAST ONE-HUNDRED YEARS? NO DOUBT ABOUT IT. CAN IT BE DRUNK IN A DECADE? FOR SURE. DECEMBER 2011 100 WA 2 BTS. PER LOT $2,500 - $2,900




Price Realised: $3600



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