Château-Latour Pauillac 2008 750ml - Station Plaza Wine
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Château-Latour Pauillac 2008 750ml
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Château-Latour Pauillac 2008

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750ml
$999.00
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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region France, Bordeaux, Pauillac
Brand Château-Latour
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
Wine Enthusiast
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Expressive fruit aromas and wood perfumes announce this wine. With 94% Cabernet Sauvignon, this is a complex wine marked by purity of black fruits, berries, toast and tannins. It has power, richness and a lovely edge of spice to go with the acidity. The wine is firmly structured, while bursting with fruit and freshness.

Roger Voss, April 1, 2011
Wine Advocate
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An extraordinary wine, the classic 2008 Latour (13.5% natural alcohol) is composed of 94% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot and 1% Cabernet Franc (40% of the production made it into the grand vin). Its dense purple color is followed by hints of espresso roast, cassis, burning embers, truffles and graphite. Rich with full-bodied power, beautiful purity and graciousness allied to a voluminous, savory, broad mouthfeel, this beauty will be drinkable in 4-5 years and will keep for three decades.

Robert Parker, May 2011
Wine Spectator
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This is dense and muscular, but balanced, with the flesh to offset the sinew, as pure mulled black currant, melted fig and crushed plum fruit is caressed by substantial but fine-grained structure. The long, iron- and tobacco-filled finish has excellent focus and drive. This could rival LLC for longest-lived wine of the vintage. Best from 2013 through 2022. 9,500 cases made.

James Molesworth, April 30, 2011