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1997 Chateau Lafon Rochet Saint-Estephe (6 liter bottle)
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About Chateau Lafon Rochet

Chateau Lafon-Rochet has always been good. However, since being purchased in 1960 by the Tesseron family (the owners of Pontet-Canet in Pauillac), the wine from this Fourth Growth Bordeaux chateau has been excellent.

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1997 Chateau Lafon Rochet Saint-Estephe (6 liter bottle)

Producer: Chateau Lafon Rochet
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Bordeaux Blend
Origin: France
Region: Bordeaux
Appellation: Saint Estephe

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87-89 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 1998

(a relatively severe 55% selection; the '97 blend contains 47% merlot, all of which went through its malolactic in barriques Ripe chocolate, dark berry, leather and spice aromas. Silky, soft and fruity, with more breadth than real depth of flavor. Wears its 50% new oak gracefully. Finishes with sweet, ripe tannins.

87 Points | Wine Spectator
87 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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About Bordeaux

Bordeaux is the planet's largest source of fine wine, the model for Cabernet Sauvignon- and Merlot-based wines around the globe. Bordeaux wines are considered by many wine connoisseurs to be the world's greatest reds.


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