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    Sale 12269

    Fine Wines and Spirits: Featuring the Exceptional Collection of Jay Stein

    21 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 352

    Château Latour 1958

    4 bottles per lot

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    Château Latour manages to achieve a rare stylistic balance, in that its wines are internationally known for both their elegance and purity of linear fruit flavor, and for their power, muscularity and heroic longevity. Few wines age with such consummate grace as those of Château Latour. These wines are highly tannic in youth, and are famously distinctive in the way they mature slowly, and on their own terms; stubbornly refusing to succumb to the effects of the natural passing of time. The other great hallmark of Latour is its consistency – the wines are consistently impressive, irrespective of whether the vintage is great, mediocre or even slightly disappointing. And, as Stephen Brook writes in “The Complete Bordeaux”; “No other Médoc wine can match Latour for power, depth of flavour, and grandeur.
    Château Latour 1958
    Pauillac, 1er cru classé
    Levels: upper shoulder; lightly oxidized capsules, heavily bin soiled labels, one partially detached label
    4 bottles per lot

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