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    Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1990
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    "Bright cherry red. Dense, dusty and a little gamey on the nose. More power than the Ch Margaux 1990. Hint of liquorice. Very complete. Lovely balance and very juicy and fluid. Then just very slightly chewy on the end. But lovely purity. Not heavy, tired and velvety (like so many 1990s) at all. Really vindicates first growth terroir. Wonderful lift." (18.5pts JR, Nov 2010)

    "The 1990 Lafite has turned out far better than my early assessment. While it still possesses some firmness, and performs like a late adolescent in terms of its evolution, it boasts gorgeous aromas of cedar, tobacco leaf, cassis, and lead pencil shavings. The explosive aromas are followed by a fleshy, full-bodied wine..." (96 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #183, June 2009)

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    6th Friday
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