Château Lafon-Rochet 2016

Bordeaux

1500 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  533414
$199.85
DEC
95
Château Lafon-Rochet 2016 from LCBO
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    All the success of St-Estèphe in 2016 can be seen in Lafon-Rochet this year, where the 30mm of rain on 13th September and 13mm on 8th October, with nothing in between, allowed the clay, limestone and gravel soils to fully ripen the grapes. Owner Basile Tesseron says he had never seen such maturity in his Cabernet Sauvignons, and certainly we have hugely intense aromatics from the first nose. The palate features finessed and fleshed out mouthwatering black fruits making it hard not to love this. Tasted three times in total, and every time it stood out. Blend of 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot aged in 30% new oak. 3.68pH. Drinking Window 2027-2045. Score - 95. (Jane Anson, decanter.com)

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    April 1, 2019
    1500 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    13%
    Made In:
    Bordeaux, France
    By:
    Nath. Johnston & Fils
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Varietal:
    Bordeaux

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    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    April 1, 2019
    1500 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    13%
    Made In:
    Bordeaux, France
    By:
    Nath. Johnston & Fils
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Varietal:
    Bordeaux
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