2009 Latour a Pomerol

Latour a Pomerol

92Average Score
Red
12x75cl
-
1 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£877.00
6x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 2 Marketplace
£439.00
Bts
-
0 Immediate | 4 Marketplace
Duty Paid
£76.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
92
Critic Notes

Blueberry, with mineral and dried rose petal, lead to a full body, with chewy, yet polished tannins that go on for minutes. Solid and very pretty. Grows on the palate. Best in years. Very serious indeed

Score: 93-96/100Wine Spectator

A wine that is smoky and meaty, with hints of dried dark fruits. Full and juicy, with velvety tannins and a long, long finish. Loads of cocoa character. Balanced and pretty. Try it after 2018. James Suckling, jamessuckling.com

Score: 93-/100James Suckling

Very deep crimson. Rather sumptuous, even ethereal nose. Now we’re getting somewhere with this Moueix range...! Very luscious and complete with real density and substance – and not just sweet and alcoholic. A really good wine. Interest and depths with great but not excessive ripeness and lots of fine tannins. Jancis Robinson, jancisrobinson.com

Score: 17.5-/20Jancis Robinson

A beautiful wine from the Moueix stable of right bank offerings, the 2009 Latour a Pomerol displays a dense plum/ruby/purple color along with a bouquet of mocha, roasted nuts, wood smoke, truffles and sweet cherries. Full-bodied, round and generous with sweet tannin, considerable power and no hard edges, this is a surprisingly up-front, precocious effort that can be drunk now or cellared for two decades. Dec 2011, www.robertparker.com

Score: 92-/100Robert Parker

Tasted at JP Moueix. This has a striking bouquet, exuberant, almost exotic ripe red-berried fruit suffused with apricot, almost marmalade notes, very modernistic in profile yet still well defined. The palate is full-bodied with very ripe red-berried fruit, fine minerality coming through though not quite as well defined towards the finish as I would expect. Very supple and rounded, though not plump, leading to a light peppery aftertaste. Not quite sure how this will evolve, but it will be intriguing to discover... Tasted April 2010.

Score: 90-92/100Neal Martin

Dark, ripe fruit with smooth caressing tannins. Length and freshness. Assured quality and value from the Moueix stable. Won't disappoint. Drink 2017-2035

Score: 16.5-/20Decanter
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Pomerol
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Pomerol
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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