2016 Latour a Pomerol Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 6L
  • WS 96
  • WE 95
  • WA 94
  • VN 94
  • JS 94
  • JR 90

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ETA: Jul. 2020

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WS 96
Wine Spectator, April 2017
(WS93-96 points) Rich, polished and suave, this lets its plum and cassis fruit flow liberally, while keeping a graphite edge in reserve on the finish. Gorgeous feel, with fruit to burn. And it will burn for a while... (WS93-96 points) Rich, polished and suave, this lets its plum and cassis fruit flow liberally, while keeping a graphite edge in reserve on the finish. Gorgeous feel, with fruit to burn. And it will burn for a while, because the acidity is well-embedded and the ample tannins are supple and long. – JM
WE 95
Wine Enthusiast, April 2017
(WE93-95 points) This wine is austere, unusual for the vintage. It has a serious layer of tannins as well as acidity. The hints of fruit are under all this firmness, suggesting an impressive wine for long-term aging.
WA 94
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2018
Blended of 96% Merlot and 4% Cabernet Franc, the medium garnet-purple colored 2016 Latour à Pomerol is a little reticent to begin, unfolding slowly to give glimpses of warm redcurrants, fresh plums and kirsch scents plus... Blended of 96% Merlot and 4% Cabernet Franc, the medium garnet-purple colored 2016 Latour à Pomerol is a little reticent to begin, unfolding slowly to give glimpses of warm redcurrants, fresh plums and kirsch scents plus wafts of tar, garrigue and forest floor. Medium-bodied, the palate is tightly wound, offering great freshness and a firm frame of grainy tannins, finishing long and earthy. - Lisa Perrotti-Brown
VN 94
Vinous, January 2019
94+ The 2016 Latour à Pomerol is a very beautiful wine. It is also quite a bit more reticent than most Pomerols in this vintage. Savory herb, leather, rose petal, blood orange, cedar, tobacco, menthol and dried cherry... 94+ The 2016 Latour à Pomerol is a very beautiful wine. It is also quite a bit more reticent than most Pomerols in this vintage. Savory herb, leather, rose petal, blood orange, cedar, tobacco, menthol and dried cherry lift from the glass. En primeur, the 2016 was quite sensual, whereas today is decidedly powerful and structured. It will be interesting to see where things go in the coming years. One thing is for sure. I would not dream of opening a bottle anytime soon. -- Antonio Galloni
JS 94
jamessuckling.com, April 2017
(JS93-94 points) A juicy and refined wine with deep fruit, firm and silky tannins and a fresh finish. Medium-bodied and edgy and bright. Doesn’t possess the power of the 2015 but outstanding.
JR 90
Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages, April 2017
17/20 Dark crimson. Relatively light nose with some floral hints. Sprightly with notable acidity. Polished and racy with very marked tannins. For the moment it's all potential rather than reality.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pomerol
Vintage 2016

Label

Between elegance, power and smoothness, the wines of Chateau Latour a Pomerol show a perfect balance.

Winery

Latour a Pomerol

Chateau Latour a Pomerol is one of the leading Bordeaux wine producers from the Pomerol appellation. Since 1962, Ets. Jean-Pierre Moueix has farmed the property, bringing their usual care and expertise to both vineyard and cellar.

The vineyard, with an average age of 35 years, is characterized by its soil diversity. There is loamy soil around the chateau itself with more gravel and clay in the best blocks near the church within the village of Pomerol. The estate has 8 hectares planted, predominantly Merlot with a small amount of Cabernet Franc.

Ets. Jean-Pierre Moueix, who own many other properties in both Pomerol and Saint-Emilion, including Magdelaine, Belair-Monange, La Fleur-Petrus, Lafleur-Gazin, Lagrange, Trotanoy, and Hosanna.