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1978 Latour 750ml
1978 Latour
France - Bordeaux - Pauillac / First Growth
Red / Bordeaux Blend
1978 Latour
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Professional Reviews


Jancis Robinson Author: Jancis Robinson

Magnum. Like the 1983, one of the richer vintages in this collection, although as Engerer reminded us this was a vintage that looked for many weeks as though it would never ripen and was saved by some fine weather in September. Nowadays, crop thinning and greater risk-taking would probably result in riper wines. Sinewy and complex. Good for drinking now.

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Wine Advocate Author: Robert Parker Issue: 129

Medium garnet-colored with moderate amber at the edge, the 1978 Latour offers a spicy, saddle leather, tobacco, dried herb, earthy nose with sweet fruit trying to poke through. Interestingly, new oak also makes an appearance in the flavors. Medium-bodied, elegant, and fragrant, but possibly beginning to dry out, this fully mature wine requires consumption over the next decade.

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Wine Spectator Author: James Suckling

Better than I anticipated. A sleek and racy wine.Ruby-amber color. Aromas of cedar, cigar box,tobacco, mint and mushrooms, with hints of redfruits, follow though to a medium body with finetannins and a long, silky finish. Excellent now,but a little more bottle age would only improveit.--Latour vertical.

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Community Reviews


Wang Chong Trust Rating: 93 Tasted On: 03/03/2010

1.5L strong,


Gregory H928 Tasted On: 11/07/2009 Drink Dates: 2009-2011

Tasted 11/7/09. Cork was intact but may not last more than another year or two. Took about 1 hour to open up. Velvety smooth with nose and taste of earth. Fragrant with fruit after 30 years! Amazing wine. Drink now!


Robert L866 Tasted On: 02/06/2006 Drink Dates: 2000-2015

Gotham B&G, "no tail por la chica", a very good sign mature, good balance thru nose, palate and swallow, brickish red color almost to center of glass, great, mature bordeaux, drink

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