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    Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1985
    Pauillac
    1bn, 2lbsl, 2lnl, 1nl, 1scl, 2tl, 1ltsl, 3wisl
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    "The 1985 Lafite is revealing more class and complexity than I predicted. A moderately intense, cedary, woody, herb and berry-scented bouquet is attractive. The wine is open-knit and ripe, with fine tannins, sweet, medium-bodied, mineral, and cassis-scented flavors, fine depth, and a graceful, harmonious feel. It is beginning to blossom and appears to possess more depth and character than I had thought." (90 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #88, Aug. 1993)

    "It has a beautiful nose that is just classic Lafite. It is still fresh yet understated, stately even, with tobacco and cedar-tinged red berry fruit. It is not a powerful bouquet, but there is something...magnetic about it. The palate is still youthful with fine tannin, like the nose, understated yet very well balanced. The acidity here is perfectly judged with an almost nonchalant finish. You almost miss its virtues - it is just so self-effacing and insouciant. Just a really lovely Lafite-Rothschild at the peak of its powers." (93 pts. Neal Martin, Wine Advocate, July 2016)


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    22nd-23rd Friday-Saturday
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