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2020 Chateau Lafon Rochet - St. Estephe (Future ETA 2023)
$39.00
750ml | SKU 86885
120 Available
JS
(93-94)
VM
(92-94)
Ratings and Reviews

Blackberry and spice with firm, chewy tannins that show polish and focus. It’s medium-to full-bodied with excellent energy. Blackberry and blackcurrant character on the finish with a touch of cedar and spice

James Suckling - James Suckling (93-94)

The 2020 Lafon-Rochet was picked September 15–20 and marks the first collaboration between consultants Jean-Claude Berrouet and Eric Boissenot, who both worked on the blending. It has a really lovely bouquet of blackberry, briar and faint estuarine scents, hints of crushed iris flower emerging with time. The palate is medium-bodied with grainy tannins and modest depth, and quite fleshy; lip-smacking salinity urges you to take another sip. Intriguingly, it comes across a tad Pomerol-like on the finish, completing a top-notch Lafon-Rochet that may well end up at the top of my banded score.

Neal Martin - Vinous Media - (92-94)
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Appellation
St. Estephe
Type
Red

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