Chateau Latour 1996

Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France

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Item No. 6374
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • WS97
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2011
  • WE97
  • WS96
  • JS96
  • 2006
  • WE96
  • WS95
  • RP95
  • 2005
  • WE100
  • W&S100
  • WS99
  • 2004
  • WE97
  • WS95
  • RP95
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Winemaker's Notes

When the wine was drawn off, it seemed at first hard and austere in comparison with the initial opulence of the 1995's.But after the malolactic fermentation and a few months in barrel, the concentration has taken on a seductive and rich charm; the wines are at the same time silky and full of intense classy ripe fruit but also very structured and built for long term keeping. An exceptional vintage that will be very long-lived.

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At the beginning of the eighteenth century, Chateau Latour started to be highly recognized around the world, thanks to the reconquest of the British market and the development of the wine business in Northern Europe. The aristocracy and other wealthy groups of consumers became very enthusiastic about a few great estates, of which Latour was one. And that was how Thomas Jefferson,...

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Learn About Pauillac

(pouy-YACK) The Big Three Home to three premier cru (first growth) chateaux, Pauillac is a leader in quality Bordeaux. Chateaux Latour, Lafite Rothschild and Mouton Rothschild are situated within the Pauillac appellation. Sandwiched between St.-Estephe and St.-Julien, Pauillac wines are big - known for their combination of elegance and power. Notable Facts The gravel...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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Critical Acclaim "This wine has a juicy character and firm tannins. Its fruit is packed around the dense core, showing ...
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