2018 Lafon Rochet Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 3L
Reg: $299.94
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REVIEWS

WE 95 DC 94 DC 94 JS 94 JS 94 JD 94 JL 94 WS 92 WA 91
WE 95

Wine Enthusiast, May 2021

This wine comes from an estate that is performing with distinction. It is rich, the tannins cushioned by ripe blackberry fruits and good acidity. Showing both structure and fruitiness, the wine will develop well...
DC 94

Decanter, April 2019

I presume Basile Tesseron is feeling pretty relieved that he decided not to continue with organics in February 2018, as the ability to be more flexible with treatments proved pretty important during the rest of the...
DC 94

Decanter, April 2019

I presume Basile Tesseron is feeling pretty relieved that he decided not to continue with organics in February 2018, as the ability to be more flexible with treatments proved pretty important during the rest of the...
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, April 2019

(93-94) A firm and silky red with blackberries and hints of chocolate and hazelnut character. Medium to full body. Beautiful, fresh finish.
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, February 2021

Blackberry and blueberry on the nose, as well as dark-chocolate, mineral and earthy undertones. It’s full-bodied with firm tannins. Fleshy and savory texture with layers. Flavorful finish and beautiful length. Lovely ripe...
JD 94

jebdunnuck.com, March 2021

The upper Médoc did brilliantly in 2018, and that's certainly apparent when tasting the 2018 Château Lafon-Rochet. Sporting a deep purple hue as well as a gorgeous bouquet of ripe black and blue fruits, lead pencil...
JL 94

TheWineCellarInsider.com, March 2021

Espresso, flowers, cocoa, tobacco leaf, wet earth and red pit fruit aromas are all over the place. The wine is rich, round, juicy and loaded with sweet, lifted red fruits. The tannins are soft, the freshness provides the...
WS 92

Wine Spectator, March 2021

Seductive, with a gush of dark plum and blackberry preserve notes leading off, while light bay, dark tobacco and charcoal notes peek through. Has a racy edge through the finish, even with the warm fruit keeping the upper...
WA 91

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2021

Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2018 Lafon-Rochet delivers impactful scents of baked blackberries, warm cassis and black cherry compote, with suggestions of chargrill, tar and tobacco leaf, plus a waft of wild mushrooms...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Estephe
Vintage 2018
Size 3L
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork