Chateau Latour 1993
Bordeaux Red Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
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In spite of difficult climatic conditions the wines have turned out remarkably well. The Grand Vin has a deep garnet color, and though the bouquet is still a little closed, it starts to develop nice dried plum and crystallized fruits aromas. In the mouth, after an initial impression of softness and silkiness, the palate stretches out surprisingly onto very persistent flavors. The tannins are well fleshed out without any harshness. Not a monster, but a very balanced wine with concentration and class.
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At the beginning of the eighteenth century, Château 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, ambassador of the United States in France, and future President, discovered this wine... View More