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Ch. Latour 1955 Pauillac 1er-Cru

Lot: 5028402

Ch. Latour 1955 Pauillac 1er-Cru

Winning Bid: £660

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Chateau Latour
Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
Cask Ageing: 
100% New French Oak
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Chateau Latour 1955 Pauillac

The wines of Chateau Latour are typical Bordeaux-blends, dominated by a high proportion of Cabernet Sauvignon (over 90%) from very old vines. This bottle is from the exceptional 1955 vintage.

From the Pauillac appellation and ranked as one of the original four 1st Growths (1er-Cru) in the famed 1855 Classification of Medoc, Chateau Latour is one of the great Bordeaux wine estates.

Chateau Latour is one of the oldest continuous Bordeaux wine-producing properties in the Pauillac appellation with vines being planted as early as the 14th century. Today it is one of the most famous wine estates in the world. The name Latour, derived from from the original Saint-Lambert tower placed close to the chateau (and more famously on the label), is a classic symbol of Bordeaux. The tower was in fact built as a pigeon roost around 1620.

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