Château Lafon Rochet 1996
Laguna Cellar featuring Château Lafon-Rochet, Saint-Estèphe, Bordeaux

Château Lafon Rochet 1996

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• Domaine: Château Lafon Rochet
• A.O.C.: Saint-Estèphe
• Classification: Fourth Growth, 4ème Grand Cru Classé in 1855

Tasting Notes

"One of the sleepers of the 1996 vintage, Lafon-Rochet has turned out an atypically powerful, rich, and concentrated wine bursting with black currant fruit. The opaque purple color gives way to a medium- to full-bodied, tannic, backward wine with terrific purity, a sweet, concentrated mid-palate, and a long, blockbuster finish.  This wine remains one of the finest values from the luxury-priced 1996 vintage and is well worth purchasing by readers who are willing to invest a few years of patience; it should keep for 12-15 years." - Robert Parker, Wine Advocate , Rating: 90, Drink from: 2005-2020


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