Second time I taste the Latour Martillac 1955, and this time much more interesting. This is not your everyday white, this is a dry Bordeaux but made from semillion with quite some sweetness. The sweetness has kept this wine balanced for 56 years, and where a lot of other white Bordeaux fall appart, this has kept focus and quite some freshness. Still very mature notes of Semillion or even Botrytis in the nose, and the palate fine grip and length. Impressive – but not really likeable!
(Drink Now) Very Good – 87p
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- Chateau Latour Martillac 1955 October 20, 2011
- WineHog rating system – more than points Tasting and rating wine is not exact science … and therefore I prefer to use a scale that reflects that wine is a living organism and that a wine can taste like 94 points one day … and 93 the next day … depending on the moon, the glass, temperature and or my mood! I ...