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Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1997

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6 £245.00 £360.00 3839 days ago
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closed 12/12/2008, 07:02 PM

Lot size: 2 bottles of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 1997 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Into Neck (IN)Question Mark Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc

An absolutely stunning wine which would make a great addition to any colleclion. Mr Parker says the following about it;-

Only 26% of the crop made it into the final blend, resulting in only 15,000 cases of the 1997 Lafite-Rothschild. This wine should not be ignored because of the negative press surrounding the 1997 vintage. It boasts an opaque dense purple color in addition to a gorgeously sweet, expansive perfume of cedar wood, black currants, lead pencil, and minerals. What follows is a fat mid-palate, medium body, explosive fruit and richness, soft tannin, and a velvety texture. It is a beautiful, compelling Lafite-Rothschild that can be drunk young, yet promises to evolve for 15+ years. Although one of the most forward Lafites ever tasted, it is all the more captivating because of this characteristic. Don't miss it! 92pts

Other details

I bought this wine from Lay and Wheeler and has been stored at Octavaian's cellar's Wiltshire since purchase.

Shipping details

Payment methods: cheque and bank transfer
Returns policy: Will accept bottle back if found to be corked
This wine cannot be shipped. Collection ONLY: From postcode GU35, Hampshire, United Kingdom

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