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The May 2022 Auction: Part 3

Auction # 711 | View Auction Schedule and Details
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Auction Ends: 5/19/2022 6:00:00 PM PDT
Time Left to Bid: 1 day, 5 hours, 37 minutes, 10 seconds

Lot #28. Latour 2009

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 100 RP.
"A blend of 91.3% Cabernet Sauvignon and 8.7% Merlot with just under 14% natural alcohol, the 2009 Latour is basically a clone of the super 2003, only more structured and potentially more massive and long lived. An elixir of momentous proportions, it boasts a dense purple color as well as an extraordinarily flamboyant bouquet of black fruits, graphite, crushed rocks, subtle oak and a notion of wet steel. It hits the palate with a thundering concoction of thick, juicy blue and black fruits, lead pencil shavings and a chalky minerality. Full-bodied, but very fresh with a finish that lasts over a minute, this is one of the most remarkable young wines I have ever tasted. Will it last one-hundred years? No doubt about it. Can it be drunk in a decade? For sure." Wine Advocate #199, Feb 2012
Provenance: The Antilope Cellar
Notes: Released from the cellar of Chateau Latour in 2020.
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Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $1,400

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