2009 Latour Martillac Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 1.5L
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JS 94 DC 93 JA 93 JD 93 WA 93 JL 92 WS 92 WE 91
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, August 2012

Gorgeous nose of warm stones and dark fruits. Full body with a solid core of fruit and chewy tannins, and a long and intense finish. Best ever. Best after 2016.
DC 93

Decanter, October 2020

The red wine of this château is extremely consistent, and a great place to go to find the signature balance of Pessac-Léognan. A particularly successful vintage, that is absolutely ready to drink right now. Expect to find...
JA 93

janeanson.com, September 2021

The mouthfeel is round and succulent right from the first moments, reflective of a generous year and the slightly higher alcohols that go with it. Touches of chocolate shavings and bitter cocoa bean add definition to the...
JD 93

jebdunnuck.com, November 2020

Drinking beautifully, the 2009 Château Latour-Martillac boasts a dense purple/plum color as well as textbook Graves notes of smoky blackcurrants, tobacco, scorched earth, chocolate, and assorted meaty, spicy nuances. With...
WA 93

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2012

The best ever wine from this estate (even better than their sensational 2005) this full-bodied wine offers notes of blueberry black currant asphalt and burning charcoal embers in a deep layered and multi-dimensional...
JL 92

TheWineCellarInsider.com, September 2019

Truffle, tobacco, cigar box and smoke are joined by bright red fruits in the nose. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, soft, elegant tannins and ripe cherries with a touch of spice and olives in the finish. The wine...
WS 92

Wine Spectator, March 2012

Offers a very solid core of black Mission fig, blackberry preserves and freshly roasted espresso flavors, woven nicely with hints of alder wood, tar and pastis. The long finish shows polish, with nice grip in reserve...
WE 91

Wine Enthusiast, September 2012

Ripe perfumed wine that has an immediately appealing richness. It feels opaque in its density layering tannins upon fruit with a luxurious velvet feel. The result is a wine that is almost drinkable now but which will age.


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pessac Leognan
Vintage 2009
Size 1.5L
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork

The 2009 Latour Martillac Bordeaux Blend is a wine that exudes elegance and sophistication. Hailing from the esteemed Pessac Leognan region of Bordeaux, France, this red wine showcases the finest qualities of the terroir and the meticulous craftsmanship of the renowned Latour Martillac estate.

In the glass, this wine displays a deep and alluring red color, enticing the senses with its rich hue. The nose is greeted with a bouquet of warm stones, dark fruits, and a touch of vanilla spice. The aromas are intense and captivating, drawing you in for a closer exploration.

On the palate, the 2009 Latour Martillac reveals its true splendor. Full-bodied and well-built, this wine offers a multi-dimensional experience with layers of flavor. Notes of blueberry, black currant, and asphalt intertwine harmoniously with hints of burning charcoal embers. The wine is impressively pure and showcases far greater concentration and length than previous vintages.

Critics have showered this wine with praise, and rightfully so. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awards it a remarkable score of 93, proclaiming it as the best ever wine from the estate. Wine Enthusiast gives it a score of 91, highlighting its immediately appealing richness and luxurious velvet feel. James Suckling rates it at an impressive 94, praising its solid core of fruit, chewy tannins, and long, intense finish.

The 2009 Latour Martillac is a wine that demands patience and reward. While it can be enjoyed now, it will truly flourish with additional aging. Best after 2016, this wine has the potential to evolve and develop further complexity over the next three decades.

With its impeccable balance, refined structure, and exceptional quality, the 2009 Latour Martillac Bordeaux Blend is a true gem from the Pessac Leognan region. It is a wine that embodies the essence of its terroir and the artistry of its producer. Indulge in a bottle of this exquisite wine and savor a truly remarkable sensory experience.