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Chateau Lafon-Rochet 2018

Chateau Lafon-Rochet 2018
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The Complexity of a Saint-Estephe Grand Vin

A Grand Cru Classe of Saint-Estephe, Chateau Lafont-Rochet boasts an exceptional vineyard spread over 41 hectares of vines, on the left bank of Bordeaux.

This terroir is home to a great diversity of soils, including clay loams, clay and sandy soils. The Chateau Lafont-Rochet 2018 is the Grand Vin of the estate and is made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (64%), Merlot (26%), Cabernet Franc (4%) and Petit Verdot (6%).

Produced with the utmost respect for the terroir from the oldest vines in the vineyard, the Chateau Lafont-Rochet 2018 expresses the typicality of a great Saint-Estephe wine.

Parker : 90-92+ / 100
J. Suckling : 94 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2018 Lafon-Rochet is scented of cassis, blackberries, herbs and soil with tar and underbrush. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is firm and grainy with herb sparks and an earthy finish.
BordeauxSaint-Estephe
Alcohol
14.5

Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Petit Verdot

Environment
Sustainable

J. Robinson
17

J. Suckling
94

Vinous - A. Galloni
92-95

Wine Spectator
92

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Medoc

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Saint-Estephe

Color
Red

Producer
Chateau Lafon-Rochet

Classification
Fourth Growth

Parker
90-92+

Allergens
Contains sulfites

On Special
No

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