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Chateau Lafite Rothschild Premier Grand Cru Pauillac 2006 750ml

Chateau Lafite Rothschild Premier Grand Cru Pauillac 2006 750ml

Bordeaux Blends from Pauillac, Bordeaux, France

Points     |     RP: 97
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (RP): 97
"2006 Lafite Rothschild is a great, great wine made from a blend of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot, and 2% Petit Verdot. When I tasted it from barrel, it reminded me of their successful 1988, but it is dramatically superior to that vintage. Frankly, it may turn out to be as good as the 2005, which in all of Bordeaux is a far greater vintage than 2006. Lafite’s severe selection process (42% made it into the grand vin) resulted in a full-bodied wine boasting an extraordinary perfume of charcoal, truffles, lead pencil shavings, and sensationally sweet, ripe black currant and cedar notes. A wine of extraordinary intensity, texture, and depth with silky tannins as well as awesome concentration, this has turned out to be a remarkable Lafite Rothschild that should be drinkable much earlier than the 2005, but age for three decades. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2035+."
Additional Information
Varietal: Bordeaux Blends
Classification: PREMIERS GRANDS CRUS CLASSES A
Appellation: Pauillac
Region: Bordeaux
Country: France
Vintage: 2006
Type: Still
Color: Red
Size: 750ML
Item Price: $1,295.00
Quantity:
Case Price: $15,540.00
(12 Units)
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SKU: 124612

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