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    Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1953
    Pauillac
    1vhs, 1ls, 2bsl, 2nl, 2wrl, 2ssos
    Bottle (2)
    "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." (99 pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #95, Oct 1994)

    "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)


    Estimate: $2,400 - $3,250.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    5th Friday
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