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The September 2019 Auction: Part 2

Auction # 570 | View Auction Schedule and Details
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Auction Ends: 9/12/2019 6:00:00 PM PDT

Lot #69. Les Forts de Latour 2009

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Region: France, Bordeaux, Pauillac.
Score: 95 RP.
"Possibly the best second wine ever made at Latour (and I love how the 1982 is drinking at age 30), the 2009 Les Forts de Latour is composed of two-thirds Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Merlot blended with a tiny dollop of Petit Verdot, and finished at 13.5% alcohol. Juicy notes of creme de cassis, licorice, camphor, smoke and crushed rocks are followed by a rich, unctuously textured, thick, juicy, exceptionally pure, long wine. This beauty will be at its finest in several years and should keep for three decades." Wine Advocate #199, Feb 2012
Provenance: The Foxy Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $160


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