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    Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1982
    Pauillac
    1bn, 1vhs, 2nl, 1lbsl
    Bottle (12)
    "Still backward with a deep ruby/plum color revealing only a touch of lightening at the edge, the wine offers up an extraordinary nose of caramelized herbs, smoke, cedar, pen ink, black currants, and earth. The gorgeous aromatics are followed by a full-bodied, plump, rich, fleshy wine with low acidity. With 6-8 hours decanting in a closed decanter, it will offer beautiful drinking, but it needs another 5-8 years to reach full maturity. It is capable of lasting 50-60 years." (97+pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #183, June 2009)

    "Still backward with a deep ruby/plum color revealing only a touch of lightening at the edge, the wine offers up an extraordinary nose of caramelized herbs, smoke, cedar, pen ink, black currants, and earth. The gorgeous aromatics are followed by a full-bodied, plump, rich, fleshy wine with low acidity." (97+ pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #183, June 2009)

    "Dark ruby red. Mineral, berry and mint. Full-bodied, with silky tannins and a long finish. A silky, seductive wine." (94 pts. James Suckling, Wine Spectator, June 2001)


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    16th Thursday
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