Lot 339

CHÂTEAU LATOUR 2011 (2) 93-95 WA


CHÂTEAU LATOUR 2011 PAUILLAC. 1ER CRU CLASSÉ A BLEND OF 84.5% CABERNET SAUVIGNON, 15% MERLOT AND 0.5% PETIT VERDOT, THE 2011 LATOUR REPRESENTS ONLY 34% OF THE CROP. IT HIT 13.1% NATURAL ALCOHOL. ONE OF THE VINTAGE'S MOST COMPELLING WINES, IT POSSESSES A DENSE RUBY/PURPLE COLOR AS WELL AS A SWEET, OPEN-KNIT PERSONALITY WITH RIPE TANNIN, SUPERB INTENSITY, GOOD PURITY AND HARMONY, A MEDIUM TO FULL-BODIED MOUTHFEEL, AND LOTS OF CRUSHED ROCK, FLORAL AND BLACK AS WELL AS BLUE FRUIT NOTES IN ADDITION TO HINTS OF INK AND FOREST FLOOR. THIS BEAUTIFULLY RICH, SAVORY LATOUR WILL BE SURPRISINGLY DRINKABLE IN 4-5 YEARS, AND SHOULD AGE EASILY FOR TWO DECADES OR MORE. APRIL 2012 DRINK 2016-2036 93-95 WA 2 BTS. PER LOT $1,100 - $1,300




Price Realised: $1164



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