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    Chateau Lafleur 1978
    2bn, 4hwasl, 1sos
    Bottle (4)

    "More and more the 1978 Lafleur is looking like one of the two or three finest wines of the vintage, along with La Mission-Haut-Brion and Latour. This dark plum/garnet-colored wine exhibits a knock-out nose of black cherry fruit intermixed with licorice, minerals, cedar, and spice. Medium to full-bodied, with powerful tannin remaining, this highly extracted wine is atypical for the 1978 vintage. It is a weighty, broad-shouldered, muscular, virile 1978 that is just beginning to reveal secondary nuances and complexity. I have always thought this wine could develop along the lines of the 1966, and I am more convinced than ever that it is the seventies clone of that vintage." (93 pts. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book 3rd Ed., Jan. 1998)

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2018
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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