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1995 Chateau Lafon Rochet Saint-Estephe
4.33 average rating 3 ratingsrate it
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 89
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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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1995 Chateau Lafon Rochet Saint-Estephe

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

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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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This '95 drinking well...
06/13/2001
by Bacchus
Had this at a recent (June/2001) 1990s Bordeaux tasting and it was very nice...The nose had a melange of herbaceousness, cocoa, toast and dark cherry fruit. The palate of dried cherries, freshly-turned earth and chocolate cherries after a bit of aeration spread into a satisfying finish of soil and cherry fruit roll-up.

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