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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 124

    Château Latour 1949

    1 bottle per lot

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    Château Latour 1949
    Pauillac, 1er cru classé
    Slightly corroded embossed Château capsule. Bin-soiled and slightly damaged label. Averys of Bristol slip-label. Level just below top-shoulder
    Tasting note: On each of the previous occasions I have had this wine it has flirted with perfection. This bottle was again a riveting, opulently-textured drinking experience. Its spectacularly perfumed bouquet consists of truffles, black tea, soy, minerals, and copious sweet prune, coffee-infused, blackcurrant fruit. Sweet on the attack, with a rare opulence, a voluptuous texture, full body, terrific freshness, and a chewy, fleshy, succulent finish, this has always been great stuff. This bottle was no exception. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate 129, June 2000

    1 bottle per lot

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