Big tannins and impressive fruits are the hallmarks of this impressive wine. It is also subtle, not showing all its flavors at once, hiding beneath tannins and structure. For this fruity vintage, it shows a strong sense of direct, solid structure, only allowing the strong black plum and berry flavors to come through slowly. It is for the long haul, so don't drink before 2022, even better later.
This has a gorgeous core of steeped plum, boysenberry and black currant coulis flavors, backed by a prominent graphite note that drives through the lengthy finish, where extra hints of anise and sweet tobacco flitter in the background. Regal. Best from 20
The nose is complex, featuring smoke, meat and hints of wood, with currants, olives and berries underneath. Full body with super-velvety tannins. The strong acidity gives the wine an edginess. Love the spicy, subtly fruity finish. Steely. Try in 2020.
A blend of 84.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot and 0.5% Petit Verdot, the 2011 Latour represents only 34% of the crop. It hit 13.1% natural alcohol. One of the vintage's most compelling wines, it possesses a dense ruby/purple color as well as a sweet, op
Intense, ripe, dark fruit. Inviting aroma. Rich and ripe and chewy on the palate. Big and bumptious but full of flavour and a big chewy finish. I was less enthusiastic than some of my fellow tasters on this occasion - the average score was 17.47. Jancis R
A generous wine that is filled with dark berry fruit and cedar/tobacco notes. Balanced and intense with the ability to evolve and age well over the next few decades. One of the wines with the greatest aging potential in this vintage. By jeannie cho lee in 2014
Under the law of Hong Kong, intoxicating liquor must not be sold or supplied to a minor in the course of business.