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    Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982
    Pauillac
    lscl, nc
    Jeroboam (1)

    The White Collection. Property of a Los Angeles area lady. All wines purchased by her late husband at Sotheby's and stored underground in a chilly temperature and humidity controlled purpose-built cellar.

    "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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    September, 2021
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