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  • Beef
  • Cheese
  • Game Meat
  • Hearty Stews
  • Pasta with Tomato Sauce
  • Pizza
  • Pork
  • Poultry
  • Veal

1998 Lafon Rochet Bordeaux Blend

  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 750ML
  • WS88
  • RP88

Reviews

WS88
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 2009
Good core of fruit, in what was a difficult vintage. Medium-bodied, with spice and chocolate character and a medium finish. Some berries too. Little hollow. The tannins have mellowed.—'88/'98 Bordeaux blind... Good core of fruit, in what was a difficult vintage. Medium-bodied, with spice and chocolate character and a medium finish. Some berries too. Little hollow. The tannins have mellowed.—'88/'98 Bordeaux blind retrospective (2008). Drink now. – JS
RP88
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2001
A dense purple color is accompanied by a tannic, smoky, concentrated, earthy wine with abundant blackberry and cassis fruit, underbrush, minerals, and a steely character, and a powerful, tannic finish. Anticipated... A dense purple color is accompanied by a tannic, smoky, concentrated, earthy wine with abundant blackberry and cassis fruit, underbrush, minerals, and a steely character, and a powerful, tannic finish. Anticipated maturity: 2003-2016. - Robert M. Parker, Jr.