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Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon 67%, Merlot 25%, Cabernet Franc 6%, Petit Verdot 2%
Tasting Notes: The Château Lafon-Rochet 2016 vintage has remarkable strength and length providing much elegance to the tasting experience.
Reviews: “93-94/100 Plenty of fruit and concentration to this wine, and it’s buttressed by the tannins. Muscular and intense. Full-bodied yet reserved and tight. Excellent” – James Suckling 2017
“95/100 This is a fabulous Lafon-Rochet and certainly the best bottle of 2016 that I have encountered” – Neal Martin 2020
Château Lafon Rochet 2016
The estate’s great wine comes from the oldest vines. Château Lafon-Rochet is a wine that is both simple and complex, it expresses aromas of black fruits in the majority of vintages, there is really a fade and a particular expression of Saint-Estèphe, a certain warmth and roundness while finesse from the Merlot grape variety.
Château Lafon Rochet
Lafon-Rochet is a close neighbour to Lilian Ladouys and is among the greatest terroirs of St-Estéphe. The vineyards are mainly located around the château in a large contiguous plot, not far from Cos-d’Estournel, Cos Labory, and across the stream in Pauillac, Lafite-Rothschild.
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Cabernet Sauvignon 67%, Merlot 25%, Cabernet Franc 6%, Petit Verdot 2%
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