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2010 Chateau Lafon Rochet

Retail: $77.99

$49.99

per bottle

Rating
94 Pts Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Color
Red

Size
750 mL

ABV
14.0%

Closure Type
Cork

Vintage
2010

Varietal(s)
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot


Organic

BioDynamic

Collectable

Kosher

Sparkling

Dessert


Taste

currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, black cherry, plum, smoke, toast and tar

Nose

currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee and leather

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94

Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:

"Tasted blind at the Southwold Bordeaux 2010 tasting. Wow - this Saint Estephe appears to be just getting into its stride. This seems reticent on the nose at first, but modest coaxing reveals scents of blackberry mixed with gravel and incense. The palate is medium-bodied with gentle grip, firm tannins and a pleasant salty tang on the finish. Masculine and structured, with good persistency and a lovely austere personality, Basile Tesseron and his team have overseen an aloof but engaging Lafon-Rochet that could be the dark horse of the appellation."

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