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Chateau Lafon Rochet 2003 Grand Cru Classe - Saint Estephe Magnum 150cl / 14%
A magnum bottle of 2003 Château Lafon-Rochet from Medoc's Saint Estèphe appellation.
Lafon-Rochet is a 'Fourth Growth' in the 1855 classification of Bordeaux Chateaux. It is a 45 hectare estate with 41 parcels of vines planted with 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc.
'Fully mature, round, soft and reasonably complex, the 2003 Lafon Rochet exhibits notes of cedarwood, licorice, Christmas fruitcake, red and black fruits. The tannins are resolved in this medium-bodied, low acid St.-Estephe, so enjoy it over the next 4-5 years. Drink 2014-2019. 89/100' Robert Parker, August 2014.
Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note general wear.
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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.
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