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    Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1959
    Pauillac
    ms, lbsl, excellent color
    Bottle (1)


    "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
    December, 2011
    1st Thursday
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