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    Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1959
    Pauillac
    1ts, 2vhs, 1lbsl, 2bsl, 1soxc
    Bottle (3)
    "Wonderfully deep blackish crimson considering the thin brick rim. Fully mature nose with extraordinary allure. Mouthfilling generosity of flavour with lovely sprightly Lafite life. Still some very background tannins. This still has lots to give." (19.5pts JR, Oct 2005)

    "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
    May, 2011
    6th Friday
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