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    Chateau Latour 1961
    Pauillac
    2 Mahler Besse selections with 1ts, 1hs, 2bsl. Third bottle has had the capsule cut to authenticate the cork branding
    Bottle (3)
    "Amazingly deep crimson, with the merest hint of evolution at the rim - plus a great sheen. On the nose, immediately, what power and intensity!!! So manly and from another era. So confident. Luscious combination of intensity and ripeness with great structure and it seems in the prime of life. Just gorgeous balance. Wonderful caressing finish. Not sweet so much as ripe. Sweet and vigorous and dense. SO impressive both for now and the future. Tight knit and dense and very true to Latour." (20pts JR, Oct 2009)

    "...liquid perfection, exhibiting fragrant, cedary, truffle, leather, mineral, and sweet, jammy aromatics, full-bodied, voluptuous textures, exquisite purity and concentration, and a layered, highly-nuanced finish that represents the essence of compellingly great wine. The 1961 has been fully mature for over 15 years, but it seems to get richer, holding onto its succulence and fat, and developing more aromatic nuances without losing any sweetness or concentration. An extraordinary wine, it is unquestionably one of the Bordeaux legends of the century!" (100 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #129, June 2000)


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    May, 2011
    6th Friday
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