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Lafite Rothschild 1985 375ml
Item #: 892882
Description: Tasted at the château, the 1985 Lafite-Rothschild was the best example of this wine that I have tasted a dozen or so times. It has a beautiful nose that is just classic Lafite. It is still fresh yet understated, stately even, with tobacco and cedar-tinged red berry fruit. It is not a powerful bouquet, but there is something...magnetic about it. The palate is still youthful with fine tannin, like the nose, understated yet very well balanced. The acidity here is perfectly judged with an almost nonchalant finish. You almost miss its virtues - it is just so self-effacing and insouciant. Just a really lovely Lafite-Rothschild at the peak of its powers. Tasted March 2016.

Variety: Red Bordeaux Blends
Designation: 1er Cru Classe
Vintage: 1985
Format: 375 ml
Rating: WA93, V93
Condition: ts, molded labels, capsule tears
Producer: Lafite Rothschild
Comments:
Lot estimate: 345 : 425

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