2016 Lafon Rochet Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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REVIEWS

VN 95 JS 94 JL 94 WE 94 DC 93 WA 93 WS 93
VN 95

Vinous, August 2020

The 2016 Lafon-Rochet has a very engaging bouquet, a mixture of red and black fruit laced with pencil shavings and loamy scents. In fact, the more you nose this wine, the more its complexity becomes apparent. The palate...
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, February 2019

An explosion of all manner of black berries with discreet, toasty and smoky oak, makes this a joyful St.-Estèphe. Then the great balance of ripeness, lively acidity and velvety tannins come together beautifully at the...
JL 94

TheWineCellarInsider.com, September 2019

Cigar box, earth, cedar wood, spice and fresh red fruits really sing out here. Full-bodied and loaded with ripe, red pit fruits, the wine has length and character. Age this for 5-7 years and drink it over the next 2...
WE 94

Wine Enthusiast, May 2019

Now producing impressive wines, this estate has made a firm, rich wine in this vintage. Its tannins are very present, but they have a velvet edge that is immediately attractive. Not that the wine won't age: its structure...
DC 93

Decanter, April 2021

This has precise flavours, intense violet aromas, and plenty of personality, zing, spice and finesse, which tasting several times only confirmed. A Cabernet Sauvignon dominant (67%) blend, it's rounded out by 27% Merlot...
WA 93

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2017

(WA91-93 points) The 2016 Lafon Rochet is a blend of 25% Merlot, 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petit Verdot and 6% Cabernet Franc cropped at 46 hectoliters per hectare and matured in 50% new oak. The harvest was between 1...
WS 93

Wine Spectator, March 2019

This is vivid, with a mix of steeped red and black currant coulis flavors streaming through, while ample savory, bay leaf, tobacco and warm stone notes course underneath. The elements meld wonderfully on the finish...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Estephe
Vintage 2016
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork