All three bottles of the 1929 Latour were dead on arrival. I have had some interesting bottles of this vintage in the past, where the wine was always fragile, with some volatile acidity, but considerable character. This bottle exhibited notes of sweet cedar, but its light amber color suggested a tired wine. As it sat in the glass, aromas of stale tea, musty wood, and decaying mushrooms made an appearance. Obviously this was a rich, opulent Latour in its youth, but it has totally declined based on these bottles from the Chateau. It would be interesting to compare it to a 1929 that had been kept in a very cold cellar.