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    Chateau Latour 1990
    Pauillac
    1lnl, 2hwisl
    Bottle (2)
    "There is plenty of sweet, ripe currant fruitiness, abundant glycerin, and full body, but I'm still waiting for that extra nuance of complexity to emerge. It's all there, but the wine still seems to be more monolithic than one would expect in a wine approaching 19 years of age. It is not the sure-fire winner I thought it was in its youth, but then again, I don't have any reason to doubt that more complexity will emerge." (95+pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #183, June 2009)

    "Deep garnet-brick colored, the 1990 Latour displays mature sandalwood, leather and cigar box hints over dried berries and kirsch. The palate is evolved, offering a wonderfully spicy richness coupled by powdery tannins and finishing long and savory." (94 pts. Lisa Perrotti-Brown, In Asia, Nov. 2012)

    "There is plenty of sweet, ripe currant fruitiness, abundant glycerin, and full body..." (95+ pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #183, Jun. 2009)

    "This is one of my favorite wines ever. Full-bodied, with layers of silky fruit and masses of currant, mineral and berry character. Amazing. It's a wine with perfect structure, perfect strength. It's 1961 Latour in modern clothes. It's hard not to drink it now.” (100 pts. James Sucking, Wine Spectator, Feb. 2005)


    Estimate: $1,300 - $1,700.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    14th Thursday
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