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    Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1978
    Pauillac
    5bn, 1ts, 3vhs, 3lbsl, 1bsl, 1nl, 2nc, 2ssos
    Bottle (10)
    "This wine is distinctively herbaceous and cedary, with surprisingly high acidity, and aggressive tannin in the finish. Its medium garnet color and smoky, roasted herb-scented nose are followed by a wine with good fruit on the attack, but an angular, sharp finish. The wine appears to be closer to full maturity than its younger sibling, the 1979." (87pts Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book, 3rd Edition, Jan 1998)

    "Beautiful deep-garnet color, with classic M├ędoc flavors of plum, spice, earth and mineral. Tannic, well-balanced, mouth-filling, chewy in its intensity but needs time." (94 pts. Wine Spectator, Nov. 1991)


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    September, 2014
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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