drink-now1997 Ch. Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac

Product: 1997-0750-03-8008857
  • Robert Parker
    92/100
  • Jancis Robinson
    18/20
  • Stephen Tanzer
    89-93/100
  • Drink Now

Description

It boasts an opaque dense purple color in addition to a gorgeously sweet, expansive perfume of cedar wood, black currants, lead pencil, and minerals. What follows is a fat mid-palate, medium body, explosive fruit and richness, soft tannin, and a velvety texture. It is a beautiful, compelling Lafite-Rothschild that can be drunk young, yet promises to evolve for 15+ years. Although one of the most forward Lafites ever tasted, it is all the more captivating because of this characteristic. Don't miss it!  - Robert Parker, 2000

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[]Robert Parker:: 92/100 
[]Jancis Robinson:: 18/20  
[]Stephen Tanzer:: 89-93/100                                                                                                    
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Bottle Price 75cl $6,195.00
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