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1994 Lafite-Rothschild Bordeaux Blend

  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 750ML
  • WS93
  • WA90

Reviews

WS93
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 2013
<strong> #37 on the Top 100 of 1997</strong>; A luscious Lafite that is silky and elegant with layers of wonderful violet berry cherry and chocolate flavors. It's full-bodied with racy refined tannins and... <strong> #37 on the Top 100 of 1997</strong>; A luscious Lafite that is silky and elegant with layers of wonderful violet berry cherry and chocolate flavors. It's full-bodied with racy refined tannins and good length. Drinkable now but best from 1999 and through another decade.
WA90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 2013
Because Lafite-Rothschild (1) tends to lack the weight of many wines of the northern Medoc and (2) is never a flashy ostentatious style of wine it is often more difficult to evaluate when young than some of its neighbors... Because Lafite-Rothschild (1) tends to lack the weight of many wines of the northern Medoc and (2) is never a flashy ostentatious style of wine it is often more difficult to evaluate when young than some of its neighbors. Made from nearly 100% Cabernet Sauvignon this dark ruby/purple-colored wine is stubbornly backward unappealing and severe and astringent on the palate. There is plenty of weight and the wine possesses admirable purity with no suggestion of herbaceousness or underripe fruit but the wine's personality refuses to be coaxed from the glass. The 1994 Lafite may turn out to be austere and disappointing flavor-wise but possesses a fabulous set of aromatics (does that sound reminiscent of the 1961 another Lafite that was primarily Cabernet Sauvignon?). I am not giving up on this wine but purchasers should be willing to wait 15-20 years before pulling a cork. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2030.</P>