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    Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1953
    Pauillac
    ls, scl, great color
    Bottle (1)


    "On two occasions I rated the 1953 100 and on another occasion, nearly perfect. According to some old-timers, the wine has been fully mature for almost 30 years. It possesses that extraordinary Lafite fragrance of minerals, lead pencil, cedar, and spice. It is velvety-textured, wonderfully round, and sweet, but so well-delineated and balanced. It is best purchased today in magnum and larger formats unless you can be assured the wine came from a cold cellar and has not been traded frequently." (100 pts. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book 3rd Ed., Jan. 1998)


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    7th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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