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

2002 Lafite-Rothschild Bordeaux Blend

  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 375ML
  • WS95
  • WA94
  • ST92

Reviews

WS95
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, March 2005
Bubbling over with crushed berries, currants and spices, with tobacco notes. Beautiful. Full-bodied, with gorgeously velvety tannins and a long finish of pretty fruit. This is a racy yet elegant Lafite. Classy...
WA94
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2005
A brilliant offering and a candidate for wine of the vintage, this is classic Lafite...This is a medium-weight, quintessentially elegant style of Lafite with notes of lead pencil shavings/graphite along with black... A brilliant offering and a candidate for wine of the vintage, this is classic Lafite...This is a medium-weight, quintessentially elegant style of Lafite with notes of lead pencil shavings/graphite along with black currants, plums, and crushed rocks/mineral. Wonderfully pure, dense, with a deep ruby/purple color and loads of fruit, definition, and a long finish, this is a brilliant, elegant Lafite Rothschild that builds incrementally in the mouth and has more power and density than it initially seems...
ST92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2005
Subdued but pure aromas of currant, plum, minerals, graphite, and sexy, coconutty oak; showed a floral note with aeration. Extremely suave, fine-grained and concentrated, with a strong spine of acidity. Finishes firmly... Subdued but pure aromas of currant, plum, minerals, graphite, and sexy, coconutty oak; showed a floral note with aeration. Extremely suave, fine-grained and concentrated, with a strong spine of acidity. Finishes firmly tannic, subtle and very long. This should develop slowly. 92(+?) points

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