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    Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982
    Pauillac
    4lcc, 3sdc, Reconditioned at Chateau in 1994, owc
    Bottle (12)

    The Delano Collection. All wines purchased in 1997 in one bulk purchase from an incredible wholesaler. These wines have been temperature controlled their whole life, but most recently removed from an impeccable temperature controlled underground cellar in Southern California.

    "The 1982 Lafite-Rothschild can be a variable performer. There was a period when it was dwarfed by Latour. However, two recent bottles demonstrate a wine that perhaps has just taken 30+ years to reach its zenith. The bouquet is very intense with blackberry, cedar, graphite and hints of morels, gathering momentum in the glass, perhaps with just a touch more VA than its peers. The palate is medium-bodied and very fresh, lively and tensile with a fine thread of acidity. There is more cohesion and finesse than bottles encountered a decade ago, and a delicate but firm structure that frames the pure blackberry and cedar notes on the sustained finish. Wonderful." (97 pts. Neal Martin, Vinous, May 2018)


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    April, 2021
    8th Thursday
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