AOP - Appellation d’Origine Protégée (AOC)
1953 Château Latour 1er Grand Cru Classe, Pauillac AOC, Château Latour
Exciting that this was very much intact. Great color for a sixty year old. Probably at the beginning of a decline curve - but aging gracefully. Smooth and gentle, but retaining its essential body, acidity, and identity. Aromas and flavors were classic aged Pauillac. Touches of cinnamon and clove over red fruit, cigar box, leather and a plush velvet texture. Ultimately this had astonishing strength and character. More grace than power at this stage of life. This is one classy old wine!
|Grape variety||Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Cabernet Franc|
|Bottle size||0,75 l|
|Bottle cap||Natural cork|
|Quality level||AOP - Appellation d’Origine Protégée (AOC)|
|Alcohol content||13% vol|