Château Lafon-Rochet
2016
4e grand cru classé
St-Estèphe - 75 Cl

$72.00*
    COUNTRY : France
    REGION: Bordeaux
    APPELLATION : St-Estèphe
    PRODUCER : Château Lafon-Rochet
    COLOUR : Red
    VINTAGE : 2016
    SIZE : 75 Cl

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate : The 2016 Lafon Rochet is a blend of 25% Merlot, 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petit Verdot and 6% Cabernet Franc cropped at 46 hectoliters per hectare and matured in 50% new oak. The harvest was between 1 October and 20 October. The alcohol is 13.6%, which is just a little higher here than say Cos d'Estournel or Montrose. It has a very succinct bouquet with blackberry, bilberry and light oyster shell aromas, classic in style, more reserved than I found the 2015 Lafon Rochet last year.

The palate is medium-bodied with powerful tannin on the entry, a keen line of acidity (3.65 pH), fine symmetry with a pleasant rondeur on the finish sprinkled with black pepper and tobacco. This is a very fine Lafon Rochet from Basile Tesseron and his team.

Only available per multiple of 6 bottles
Owc upon request and according to availabilities

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