2018 Chateau Lafon-Rochet Grand Cru Classé

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Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint-Esthepe
Winery Château Lafon Rochet
Vintage 2018
Grape Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Petit Verdot
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14.5%)
Drink window 2023 - 2048
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The wine is a composition of 64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 6% Petit Verdot. The Cabernet Sauvignon was harvested from September 28 to October 13, the Merlot from September 24 to October 8, the Cabernet Franc on October 1 and the Petit Verdot on October 11 and 13. The grapes come from 41 hectares of land with an average vine age of 37 years. The wine has matured for 12 months in oak barrels and is vinified in stainless steel and concrete. The wine has an expressive nose, on freshness, with crispy torn fruit, red berries (blackcurrant, strawberry, raspberry). A clear attack, fresh with spreading tannins and a fine structure. Smooth and complex aftertaste with delicious fruity and cinnamon-like flavors.

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Type of Wine Red
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint-Esthepe
Winery Château Lafon Rochet
Grape Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Biological certified No
Natural wine No
Vegan No
Vintage 2018
Drinking as of 2023
Drinking till 2048
Alcohol % 14.5
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
Parker rating 92
James Suckling rating 94
Tasting Profiles Complex, Dark fruit, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Mineral, Tannines
Drink moments Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard
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