Chateau Lafon-Rochet 2004

Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Estephe, Bordeaux, France

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Item No. 92359
  • red wine
  • RP90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2011
  • WE95
  • WS90
  • ST90
  • 2007
  • RP89
  • WE88
  • ST88
  • 2006
  • ST89
  • RP88
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Winemaker's Notes

"A big time sleeper of the vintage, the noteworthy 2004 Lafon-Rochet boasts an inky/blue/purple color, sweet aromas of creme de cassis intermixed with smoke, licorice, and toasty new oak, a ripe, medium to full-bodied style, sweet tannin, and loads of flavor as well as depth. This beauty can be consumed now and over the next 14-15 years."
Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
90 Points

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(9/28/2010)
how impressive, I can taste the earth that it came from, highly recommend this wine for the price
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Learn About Chateau Lafon-Rochet

This ancient estate can trace its origins back to the early 16th century, at which time Rochet belonged to the vast Vallee Roussillon feudal estate. Chateau Lafon-Rochet stayed in the Lafon family for two years, despite the upheaval of the French Revolution. They were also owners in 1855, when their wine received the ultimate recognition as a great growth, along with only four...

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Learn About St. Estephe

(saint ess-TEFF) Rugged Northerner St.-Estephe is the northernmost of the 4 communes hugging the Dordogne river in the Northern Haut-Medoc area of Bordeaux. While the appellation has no premier crus (first growths) of its own, it's southernmost chateau, Cos d'Estournel, is a highly acclaimed second growth, geographically separated from the famed Lafite-Rothschild in Pauillac by...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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