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Château Latour à Pomerol

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2020 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 95

Dark garnet in color, the wine is all about its truffle infused perfume that comes along with deep chocolate, licorice, black plums, tobacco leaf and espresso. On the palate, this is where the action really takes place with its silk and velvet textured mouth-feel. Sexy, sensuous and rich, the perfectly ripe, dark basket of plums is drenched in chocolate, wet earth and spices. This stunner will age and evolve for 20-30 years with ease. 94-96 Pts

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2019 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 94

The truffles say hello with little effort before discovering all the voluptuous black cherries, ripe plums, dark cocoa, flowers and accents of juicy kirsch and more dark chocolate in the endnote. The wine is rich, lush, earthy and fresh. Give this 5-7 years and enjoy it over the following 20 years or longer. Latour Pomerol keeps getting better year after year and 2019 clearly continues the trend. 93-95 Pts

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2018 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 94

Medium/full-bodied, firm, yet elegant, this silky textured display of flowers, plums, truffles and cocoa is fresh, focused, earthy and concentrated. This will age and evolve quite well. 94 Points

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Elegant, silky, opulent, polished and sensuous, this is Pomerol! The concentrated plum and black cherry fruits are refined, fresh and velvety with the right amount of chocolate, espresso and truffle to boot. This is the best Latour Pomerol since the sublime 1970. Which is still showing great today! 94-96 Pts

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2017 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 93

If you're not familiar with this wine in its current incarnation, you're missing out. Starting with 2009, this wine has been on a tear, progressing and improving with every vintage. Even in a difficult year of devastating frost, this is a beauty. There is a silky, plush, velvety quality to the fruit, paired with purity and sweetness that stands out. You should give this 3-5 years or more in the cellar and the wine should hit the top of my range. 93 Points

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2016 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 94

Voluptuous black cherries, wet earth, spice, flowers and kirsch are all over the place, Soft, silky and refined, there is lift, energy and polish to the silky fruits. Give this 5-7 years and enjoy it over the following 15 years or longer. Latour Pomerol has been getting better year after year and 2016 clearly continues the trend. 94 Points

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Soft, polished, medium bodied and forward, with silky tannins, freshness and ripe, sweet, juicy, red fruits topped off with black licorice. Give this a few years of age to further develop and it should be a beauty. 92 Points

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2015 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 94

Silky, sexy, round and polished, the fruit is ripe, sweet and delicious. The wine has sex appeal, age-ability, and a long finish loaded with chocolate, cherries, plum liqueur and spice. 94 Points

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This wine has been getting better and better since the 2009 vintage, and 2015 is no exception. Fresh, silky and round, it serves up sweet, ripe, polished cherries and an earthy persona. The finish kicks in nicely with layers of black raspberries anointed with a bit of spice. 92 - 94 Pts

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2014 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 89

Fresh black raspberries and floral aromas to start, this wine is medium bodied and graceful on the palate. Despite its finish of freshness and ripe scarlet fruits, it lacks the outstanding concentration found in recent vintages like 2009 and 2010. 89-90 Pts

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2013 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 90

Hints of truffle, chocolate and cherry open to soft, polished tannins and a bold cocoa-dusted finish brimming with black raspberry and plum. This is a strong vintage for this often underperforming wine. 89-91 Pts

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2012 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 92

Already showing a hint of truffle on top of the sweet, ripe, juicy black cherries and plums, the wine is soft, round and fresh, with a sweet hint of chocolate with the red fruits in the finish. 92 Points

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Floral, earth and fresh black raspberry scents open to a polished, soft and silky wine with an earthy, sweet, chocolate-covered cherry personality. This is a very high quality Pomerol that is available for a fair price, It’s well worth looking into. 92-94 Pts

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2011 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 91

Ruby in color with floral, earth and black raspberry aromas, the wine is soft and round, medium body in weight and ends with polished, fresh black raspberries and a hint of chocolate. 90-92 Pts

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2010 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 92

Earthy, plum, black cherry and cocoa notes create the perfume. Plush, deep, rich and fresh, the wine ends with polished, sweet plums. Tannic, the wine needs time to soften, fill out and come together. 92 Points

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2010 Latour a’ Pomerol Truffle, forest floor, chocolate and cherry aromas open to a supple, medium/full bodied, soft textured wine that ends with a black cherry, licorice finish 89-91 Pts

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2009 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 94

Medium-full bodied with its secondary nuances of wet earth, forest floor, truffle, flowers and cocoa that ride along perfectly with all its sweet, ripe, cherry and plum notes. Soft, silky and ready for prime time, this is showing just great today. And it is only going to get better from here! 94 Points

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Truffle, wet forest, plum and cocoa notes open to a wine with silky, opulent textures. The wine finishes with polished, velvety, sweet, lush fruits. This is much better than it tasted in barrel. This should age and develop well. This could be the best value in 2009 Pomerol! 94 Points

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2009 Latour a Pomerol has a dark ruby hue. Its perfume is filled with scents of chocolate, dark berries, and flowers. With ripe tannins and opulent textures, the wine finishes with dark raspberry, sweet chocolate, and black cherry flavors. 92-94 Pts

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2008 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 92

Just starting to show off its layers of silky, juicy, fresh, plum and dark chocolate character. The wine is soft, sensuous and hedonistic. 92 Points

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08 Château Latour a Pomerol offers a complex perfume of plums and fresh flowers. Soft, silky, round, and opulent in the mouth. The tannins are velvety. The long, elegant finish is a pleasure. 90-92 Pts

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2007 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 87

Fully mature, medium bodied and with a light style, here you find more fresh, bright red fruits, mixing plums, cherry and strawberry, with truffles and tobacco. The light finish leaves with you more, soft, red berries. 87 Points

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2006 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 91

Medium/full bodied, soft, silky and plush, with a black cherry, cocoa powder and truffle scented nose, the wine finishes with sweet, plums and a hint of chocolate. While already becoming fun to drink, it will be even better with another 3-5 years of bottle age. 91 Points

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2005 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 91

Slowly beginning to display its charms starting with its black cherry, mocha, floral, earth and plum aromatics. Medium/full bodied with ripe, silky tannins, plush textures and a smooth, cocoa dusted, dark cherry finish. If you like young Bordeaux wine that is on the way up, you can pop a bottle. Else, give it 2-3 more years. 91 Points

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2004 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 90

Fully mature, medium-bodied, fresh, bright, earthy, classic, pretty, but not deep Pomerol with soft textures and a nice mix of plum and truffle on the nose and palate. 90 Points

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2001 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 91

I wish this had just a bit more concentration, because the silky, lush, soft fruit, shaved truffle, cocoa and floral notes really get you going. This is showing great today. 91 Points

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2000 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 92

Medium-bodied, soft, elegant, refined and silky expression of ripe cherries, plums, truffle and chocolate. This is probably close to full maturity, though there is no hurry to drink it. 92 Points

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I love how this wine is showing. It's silky, soft, elegant, fresh and loaded with cocoa dusted, cherries, plums, mushroom and flowers. Medium/full bodied, elegant and silky on the palate, this mature Pomerol delivers the goods. 93 Points

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I like the wine. I really like this style, with its nose of roses, hints of truffle, smoke, cherries and burning wood. The soft, silky texture really hits the spot. If only the wine were a bit more concentrated, this would be a stunner. At close to 17, this is in the sweet spot. You can age it for a few more years, but it's not necessary. Just pop, pour and enjoy. 92 Points

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Soft, smooth and round, with ripe, sweet, plums, chocolate covered cherries and truffle notes coupled with a silky finish. What more could you ask for? 92 Points

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1998 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 92

Subtle chocolate, truffle, violets and plum fragrances open to a soft, polished wine that finishes with mocha, chocolate black cherry and cassis. This suave, medium/full bodied, elegant style of Pomerol is close to full maturity and should be consumed over the next 5-8 years before it begins to slowly fade away. 92 Points

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1998 Latour a' Pomerol has jumped up in quality since my last tasting from about 5 years ago. Chocolate, blackberry, plum and earthy aromatics, coupled with silky, opulent textures and a long, sweet, chocolate covered black raspberry finish caught my attention. This is drinking great today. 92 Points

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1983 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 90

It's like walking into a tobacco shop, where everyone has finished their plums and is now smoking, nice cigars. Softly textured, medium bodied and refined, this is probably a few past its best, yet it's still quite fun to taste. I would not hold it any longer. 90 Points

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1982 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 94

Much better than the previous bottle. Popped and poured with no decanting was just perfect for this wine and bottle. Elegant, silky, soft and sexy, the wine is medium/full bodied, with a nose of truffle, cigar wrapper, rose petals, plums and cocoa, the wine finishes with finesse, refinement and earthy fruits. There is no reason to hold to this beauty hoping for more magic, this is at peak. If you are lucky enough to have a bottle, pop that cork! 94 Points

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This bottle seemed more advanced than other bottles. The nose, with its truffle, cherry, plum and tobacco showed nicely. The texture was soft and silky, but the finish much shorter than previous bottles. This is probably just past its peak and requires drinking. 92 Points

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When did this wine become so expensive? I remember buying this just a few years ago for a song. I guess others have caught on to how good this is. Rich, plush, velvety and deep, there is a purity of fruit, truffle, chocolate and earthy essence and plush, opulent cherry finish that leaves you wanting more. This is probably fully mature and does not require further aging. 94 Points

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Plums, ripe red and black fruits, leafy spearmint, spices and chocolate notes. Opulent layers of silky, velvety fruit float over your palate. Beautiful wine. 93 Points

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The perfume included scents of plums, herbs, chocolate, cedar and red fruits. The rich mouth feel was elegant. The palate swam in a river of cherries, strawberries & raspberry fruits. However, to be truthful, the nose was better than the palate. I've had better bottles of his wine. This bottle seemed to have matured prematurely. 94 Points

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1971 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 94

Sexy, earthy, and truffle filled, this is just great. With the texture of pure silk, the ripe, earthy cherries feels as good as they taste. There is no need to wait, or decant, just pop and pour. 94 Points

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Popped and poured, this got better and better in the glass over our 3 hour dinner. Concentrated, luscious and complex, the truffle, dark cocoa and black cherry carried through from the nose, to the opulent, lush finish. Fully mature, this is a beauty for current drinking. 94 Points

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This bottle was rocking'! Filled with dark chocolate covered cherries, truffle, fig, and plums on the nose and palate. Concentrated, rich and sensual, the finish stuck with you. Happy to own a few more of these treasures in my cellar. 95 Points

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1970 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 94

Concentrated, rich and full, there is a serious depth of flavor here. The nose, with its blend of wet earth, truffle, black cherry and leafy aromas is fabulous. The wine hits your palate in all the right places and stays there, building in intensity. Fully mature, well-stored bottles should be great for at least another decade. 94 Points

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Probably the best bottle of this I have ever tasted! No decanting needed here. The sexy, silky textures, sweet, ripe, pure red plum and cherries shine right through all those gorgeous truffles. Sensual in nature, and fully mature, if you see well-stored bottles of this gem, grab them. 95 Points

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Fully mature, this sexy little beast offers truffle, cigar wrapper, hints of the darkest chocolate and cherries galore. The wine is sensuous, lush, soft and round and leaves with ripe, earthy plums that feel so damn good. 94 Points

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Beautiful, fully mature Pomerol with all the dark chocolate figs, truffle and plum you could ask for. Richly textured, soft, round tannins and sweet, dark, black cherry and cocoa finish. This charmer is drinking at peak. 94 Points

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Fully mature, this is a perfect example of old school Pomerol. The complex array of scents, starts and finishes with truffles, dark chocolate, truffle and cigar box aromatics. The full bodied wine has length, freshness, charm and plush textures. Closing in on 50 years of age, this is stunning. 94 Points

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If you're looking for a perfectly mature Pomerol that is on its way to 50 years of age, look no further than this beauty. With a beautiful wealth of earthy, truffled plums and a hint of cocoa and tobacco in the nose, the wine is round, plush and finishes with loads of sweet, earthy black cherries. While fully mature, there is more than enough stuffing for at least 10-15 more years of great drinking, if the bottles are well stored. 94 Points

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Fully mature, this is the perfect moment to enjoy this text book Pomerol. Layers of plush, ripe berries, cocoa, cherry and earth characteristics and a round, silky finish are easily found in this wine. Do not wait to pop a cork, as I do not think there is much to gain. 93 Points

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Truffle, chocolate, earth, forest floor and fresh cherry aromas produced a beautiful perfume. Silk and velvet tannins, supple textures and round, chocolate covered plums with the patina of age make this perfectly mature Pomerol, a delicious treat for the senses. There is no reason to age this wine further. Due to the lack of consistency in the wines made at Latour a Pomerol, prices for this wine are more than fair in today's world. If you can find a well stored example, it's worth picking it up. 93 Points

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1970 Château Latour à Pomerol opens with complex aromatics of flowers, leaves, fresh herbs, plums, espresso, wood and blackberry. With soft, round, sensuous textures and a deep, rich, plum, black cherry and silk finish, this wine delivers a lot of Pomerol pleasure. Fully mature, this wine might not get better. Well stored bottles are worth seeking out. 94 Pts

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1964 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 95

Sensuous, multi-layered, deep, rich and ostentatious, the wine seems like it was made from truffles, fresh, perfectly ripe cherries, dark chocolate and overripe plums. Texturally, this is off the hook. 95 Points

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1959 Château Latour à  (Pomerol) 97

Opulent, sensuous, rich, flamboyant, earthy, plum filled wine packed with truffle, dark cocoa, cherries, incense and espresso. Lush, sexy, round and finishing with dusty, plummy, chocolate-covered cherry and more truffle, this is an incredible wine that was a privilage to taste. 97 Points

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