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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 161

    Château Latour 1959

    2 bottles per lot

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    Château Latour 1959
    Pauillac, 1er cru classé
    Embossed Château capsules, one corroded. Bin-soiled and creased labels, one slightly damaged and one damaged. One A Lalande slip-label. Levels: one base of neck and one just below top-shoulder
    Tasting note: A glorious mammoth wine. It just goes from strength to strength. Forty notes from July 1963. Initially a black purple colour, nose packed with fruit, full-bodied, its extract and sheer power seeming to absorb, partially to disguise its tannic intensity….More recently, showing no signs of flagging, its opacity merely prefacing its beautifully developed bouquet, excellent flavour and perfect balance – perfect enough to keep up the maturing process for another quarter century. Last noted at the Russian National Orchestra dinner at Hatchlands, Surrey, Dec 2000 ****(**)! M.B.
    2 bottles per lot

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