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    Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1961
    Pauillac
    hs, bsl, nl, scl, wisl
    Double-Magnum (1)


    "The bouquet is utterly refined, in some ways not as complex as more recent vintages, yet it has a sense of authority and purpose. Vestiges of faded dark fruit mix with scents of an antique mahogany bureau and tobacco. The palate is medium-bodied with fine, degraded tannin. Surprisingly youthful, it is undoubtedly beautifully balanced with perfectly judged acidity. It does not possess the aristocracy of the 1961 Latour, not the complexity, yet there is something "princely" about this Lafite, blue blooded and yet old school. The glass was finished too quickly—an effortless class act." (93 pts. Neal Martin, Wine Advocate Interim, July 2016)


    Estimate: $3,250 - $4,250.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    4th-5th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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