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Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1995, 12 bottles (owc)

Auction:
2956B
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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Auction:
Fine Wines - 2956B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 09, 2016 6:00PM

Description:

Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1995
Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe
u: all into neck
"The 1995 Lafite-Rothschild (only one-third of the harvest made it into the final blend) is a blend of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot, and 8% Cabernet Franc. The wine was showing spectacularly well when I tasted it in November, 1997. It exhibits a dark ruby purple color, and a sweet, powdered mineral, smoky, weedy cassis-scented nose. Beautiful sweetness of fruit is present in this medium-bodied, tightly-knit, but gloriously pure, well-delineated Lafite. The 1995 is not as powerful or as massive as the 1996, but it is beautifully made with outstanding credentials, in addition to remarkable promise. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2028." R. Parker for TWA, 95 pts. 02/98
12 bottles (owc)
Estimate $5,500-7,500


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Keywords

Cabernet Sauvignon, Château Duhart-Milon, Château Lafite Rothschild, Gironde, Pauillac, Pauillac AOC

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