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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.
89 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 1998
Very good deep ruby-red. Smoke and currants on the nose. Black raspberry, minerals and graphite on the palate. Has a velvety texture but comes across as less harmonious than the '95; though even, the tannins are more noticeable today. Doesn't offer quite the sweetness or grip of the '96.
93 Points | Wine Spectator
89 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
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