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    Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1959
    Pauillac
    1ts, 1vhs, 1hs, 1tl, 3wasl, 3cc, excellent color
    Bottle (3)

    The Calvinson collection. Our meticulous collector (born in '59) has assembled an incredible cellar of world-class wines. Everything was purchased on release, or from the most discerning retailers around the world, and stored in a purpose built temperature and humidity controlled cellar and in professional storage. Bid with confidence.

    "The 1959 is unquestionably the greatest Lafite-Rothschild that has approached full maturity. It remains to be seen whether vintages such as 1982, 1986, and 1990 will reach a similar height. The super-aromatic bouquet of flowers, black truffles, cedar, lead pencil, and red fruits is followed by one of the most powerful and concentrated Lafites I have tasted. Medium to full-bodied, velvety-textured, rich, and pure, it is a testament to what this great estate can achieve when it hits the mark." (99 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #95, Oct. 1994)


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2020
    11th Friday
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