2014 Château Latour Martillac Latour Martillac Rouge 2014 1500mL
Tightly structured, this is a dense wine. Packed with dry tannins, it is starting life as a firm wine. It is equally rich in fruit, a panoply of black plums and red currants. Drink this concentrated wine from 2026. Read more
Tightly structured, this is a dense wine. Packed with dry tannins, it is starting life as a firm wine. It is equally rich in fruit, a panoply of black plums and red currants. Drink this concentrated wine from 2026.
The cassis, dried-cranberry and herbal nose has some real complexity. Very expressive on the palate with great balance of crisp acidity, tannins and lively fruit. A joyful wine!
The 2014 Latour-Martillac has an attractive bouquet with intense blackberry, briary, warm gravel and balsamic notes that are very well defined and evoke Pessac-Léognan through and through. The palate is medium-bodied with supple, ripe tannin. It feels gentle in the mouth, not structured but fleshy and full, fanning out with crushed strawberry, red cherry and white pepper towards the satisfying finish. This is early drinking compared to its peers, yet well crafted. Could it have striven for more? Yes, probably.
This wine has the smoky and sweet aroma of polished black fruits and the smooth finish of juicy plums and cherries. 90-92 Pts.
Lovely flavors in this very successful Latour-Martillac with subtlety and finesse. Flavors are intense with herbs, blackberry and earthy undertones. The tannins are beautifully handled and tame despite its density in this vintage. Consulted by Denis Dubourdieu and mostly made of Cabernet Sauvignon.
Ripe and focused, with layers of plum paste, raspberry coulis and macerated bitter cherry driving along, backed by anise and iron notes on the finish. Has a slightly taut edge, so cellar for maximum effect. Best from 2018 through 2026. 10,000 cases made
The 2014 Chateau Latour-Marillac offers a beautiful, classic Graves character with its telltale smoked earth, cigar, tobacco, and ripe currant fruits. With none of the rusticity found in the 2015, medium-bodied richness, impressive purity and an elegant, layered, ripe personality, it’s a terrific Pessac to drink anytime over the coming 15-20 years.