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Château-Latour Pauillac 1988 6L Bottle

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Château-Latour Pauillac 1988 6L Bottle
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SKU 06623

6L Bottle

The Grand Vin displays concentrated aromas of coffee, liquorice and truffle, even if its color is still dark rubis. The mouth is very structured, elegant and very concentrated, with a long back-bone of tannins and a persistent finish.
Category Red Wine
Region France, Bordeaux, Pauillac
Brand Château-Latour
  • ws96

Wine SpectatorSo minty, with loads of subtle ripe fruit and eucalyptus undertones. Full-bodied, with ultrafine tannins and a long, long finish. Caresses every inch of the palate. It's the quality of the tannins that's impressive here. What a great and beautiful wine. Should improve for many years to come.¿'88/'98 Bordeaux blind retrospective (2008). Drink now.

James Suckling, 2009
  • wa91

Wine AdvocateThe best showing yet for a wine from this under-rated vintage, the dark garnet-colored 1988 Latour reveals slight amber at the edge. A bouquet of melted tar, plums, black currants, cedar, and underbrush is followed by a sweet entry, with medium to full body, excellent ripeness, and mature tannin. It is a classic, elegant Latour with more meaty, vegetable-like flavors than are found in a riper year, such as 1989 and 1990. The 1988 has just begun to enter its plateau of maturity, where it should remain for 25 years. Anticipated maturity: now-2025

Robert Parker, June 2000