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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 537

    Château Latour 1990

    12 bottles per lot

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    Château Latour 1990
    Pauillac, 1er cru classé
    In original wooden case, slightly damp-affected. Slightly corroded capsules. Original tissues. Slightly bin-soiled labels. Levels base of neck or better
    Tasting note: This is a beauty...there is a roasted, earthy, hot year character with extremely low acidity, fleshy, seductive, opulently-textured flavors, and a full-bodied finish with considerable amounts of glycerin and tannin. The wine was sweet, accessible, and seductive on the attack, but it closed down in the mouth. Interestingly, when I previously tasted this wine (about six months ago) from a bottle in my cellar, I found it to be impenetrable, needing at least 6-10 years of further cellaring. Based on this example from the Chateau's cellar, it could be drunk now. In any event, it will last 25-30 years. Anticipated maturity: 2005-2030. Robert Parker; Wine Advocate 129, June 2000

    12 bottles per lot

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