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Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1996 Pauillac - 100 Points 75cl / 13%
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Lot 126239

Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1996 Pauillac - 100 Points 75cl / 13%

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EUR €748.32

Lot Information

Chateau Bottled

Wine

France

Bordeaux

13%

Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot

1996

Lafite Rothschild Auction

Bordeaux Wine Auction

Bottle Auction

Description

A bottle of 1996 Château Lafite Rothschild from Bordeaux's Pauillac appellation.

Château Lafite is ranked as a First Growth under the 1855 Bordeaux Classification and is commonly regarded as being the most elegant and refined of them all. Plantings are 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 3% Cabernet France and 2% Petit Verdot. It is a 100 hectare estate, with roughly one third of the fruit making it into the 'Grand Vin'.

'The 1996 Lafite Rothschild was spectacularly powerful and rich, somewhat atypically intense and concentrated for Lafite. It is a gorgeous expression of primarily Cabernet Sauvignon from this great terroir. Remarkably, only 38% of the production made it into the 1996 Lafite, and it is a wine for the ages. Still an infant, it is capable of lasting another 50 or more years. 100 points.'

Robert Parker, Hedonists Gazette, 2005

This Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1996 sold at our online auction for £625

Condition

Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note general wear.

The Whisky.Auction team has inspected this lot and found it to be suitable for sale. However, please note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults.

This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.

Fill Level

Into neck

Approx. shipping weight

1.50kg
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