Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1997


4.1 sterren - 4 professionele reviews
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Classificatie Cru Classe
Wijnsoort Rood
Producent Chateau Lafite Rothschild
Jaar 1997
Land Frankrijk
Streek Bordeaux, Pauillac
Inhoud 0,75
Conditie From Original Wooden Case
Etiket Perfect
Voorraad 0

Professionele reviews

BOW (8+)

Parker (92)

Only 26% of the crop made it into the final blend, resulting in only 15,000 cases of the 1997 Lafite-Rothschild. Readers should not ignore this wine because of the negative press surrounding the 1997 vintage. It boasts an opaque dense purple color in addition to a gorgeously sweet, expansive perfume of cedar wood, black currants, lead pencil, and minerals. What follows is a fat mid-palate, medium body, explosive fruit and richness, soft tannin, and a velvety texture. It is a beautiful, compelling Lafite-Rothschild that can be drunk young, yet promises to evolve for 15+ years. Although one of the most forward Lafites ever tasted, it is all the more captivating because of this characteristic. Don't miss it!

Winespectator / James Suckling (90)

Wonderfully complex on the nose, with licorice, spice, berry and tobacco character. Medium-bodied, with fine tannins and a delicious finish.

Overige (18)

Rene Gabriel rates this wine 18/20 points.

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