Chateau Latour 2006


eRobertParker 95 Points!
Jancis Robinson 18.5+ Points!

Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon (86%), Merlot (13%) and Cabernet Franc (1%)
Appellation: Pauillac (Left Bank)
Region: Bordeaux, France


 


 

France, Bordeaux
750mL
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eRobertParker.com 95 Points!
"The 2006 Latour performed even better from bottle than from barrel. Only 38% of the production (10,000 cases) made it into the grand vin, a blend of 86% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest primarily Merlot and a small amount of Cabernet Franc. From barrel, I thought it was a modern day version of the 1996 or 1986, and certainly the 1996 comparison still holds. I thought it was somewhat austere from barrel, but that is no longer an issue. This is a beautifully rich Chateau Latour boasting a dense ruby/purple color, a sweet, smoky, charcoal, cassis, graphite, and forest floor-scented nose, full body, an attractive freshness, and sweet, noble tannins. This layered Latour is one of the vintage's top dozen or so wines. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2030. "
Robert Parker, eRobertParker.com, 2009

Jancis Robinson 18.5+ Points!
"Dark concentrated crimson. Minerals and confidence on the nose with lots of fully ripe fruit. Proper broad array of complex flavours wash over the palate in the stony Latour idiom. Very dry finish. Almost surly in its determination to go its own way! Still quite a bit of tannin. Savoury finish with some layers – one of the more complex wines "
Jancis Robinson, JancisRobinson.com, January 2016