1947 Chateau Latour A Pomerol Bordeaux - 100 pts - 750ml

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1947 Chateau Latour A Pomerol - 100 Pts!

I would argue that the most exciting wines of the twentieth century are the 1947 Pomerols. Although the 1947s from Petrus and Lafleur both perfect wines were not included in the Rodenstock tasting the wines tasted exemplify the number of exhilarating...

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Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Vintage 1947
Bottle Size 750 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Location Pomerol
Producer Latour a Pomerol
Color Red
Wine Type Table
1947 Chateau Latour A Pomerol Bordeaux - 100 Pts!

I would argue that the most exciting wines of the twentieth century are the 1947 Pomerols. Although the 1947s from Petrus and Lafleur both perfect wines were not included in the Rodenstock tasting the wines tasted exemplify the number of exhilarating decadent and sumptuous wines produced by this tiny appellation. I have been blessed to have tasted the 1947 Latour a Pomerol several times. Several times I have rated it a perfect 100. It is a slightly older clone of the candidate for the wine of the century - the 1961 Latour a Pomerol. The 1947 exhibited an extraordinary opaque purple color with only some lightening at the edge. This exotic mammoth seductive awesomely concentrated wine goes on and on in the mouth. It is reminiscent of a cross between the 1947 Cheval Blanc and the 1947 Petrus. Sweet dense and mind-boggling what else can be said about something so perfect and thrilling. Akin to eating candy it should drink well for another 20 years. RP

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