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Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982

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6 2 £500.00 3814 days ago
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closed 10/11/2008, 03:54 PM

Lot size: 1 bottle of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 1982 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Top Shoulder (TS)Question Mark Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot

A single bottle of the renowned Lafite Rothschild 1982. Received as a gift c.20 years ago when I was told not to open it for at least 15 years, I now would like to sell it.

According to Parker:

'The 1982 Lafite possesses a dark, dense ruby/purple color with only a subtle lightening at the rim. Spectacular aromatics offer jammy cherry and black fruits intertwined with lead pencil, mineral, and smoky wood scents. Powerful for a Lafite, this wine unfolds to reveal extraordinary richness, purity, and overall symmetry in addition to stunning flavor depth and persistence. The finish lasts for nearly a minute. Plenty of tannin remains, and the wine displays a vibrancy and youthfulness that belie its 18 years of age. The modern day equivalent of Lafite-Rothschild's immortal 1959, the 1982 will enjoy another 30-70 years of life! An amazing achievement! Anticipated maturity: 2007-2070. 100 Points'
Poor label - it is slightly torn - but the ullage is good (Top Shoulder) and the colour is excellent.

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