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2005 Domaines Barons de Rothschild Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac, France

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9 5 £392.00 1313 days ago
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closed 13/11/2015, 11:51 AM

Lot size: 1 bottle of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 2005 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Into Neck (IN)Question Mark Grape variety: Bordeaux Blend

"Beautiful, elegant red, blue and black fruits (89% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11% Merlot) as well as some graphite and spice notes jump from the glass of the 2005 Lafite Rothschild. Medium-bodied, with superb purity and texture, this is not a blockbuster by any means, but a meticulously made, lovely-textured Pauillac. Long and pure, this wine should drink well for 25-30 years. There is no danger in pulling the cork on it today." Drink: 2015 - 2045 (95 Points, Robert M. Parker, Jr., Jun 2015)

"The Château Lafite-Rothschild 2005 has that telltale pencil-shaving bouquet that is wonderfully defined with red berry fruit moving gracefully towards secondary notes of mint, Seville orange marmalade and leather. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, utterly graceful in the mouth, classic in style with a gradual build towards the pencil-lead finish that contains enormous persistence. This is not a powerful Lafite-Rothschild – there is no need. Graceful and elegant, this is an intellectual, sophisticated Pauillac that will age for an extraordinarily long time. If you can splash the cash, why not?" (98 Points, Neal Martin, Feb 2015)

On 03 Nov 2015 at 15:35, the seller added the following description:

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The wine was purchased from the Wine Society. Now is being stored in a cold stone room.

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