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2010 Chateau Lafon Rochet 750ML

2010 Chateau Lafon Rochet 750ML

Score: 92-94 RP

Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
District: Pomerol
Type: Still Wine
Color: Red
Varietal: Red Bordeaux
Vintage: 2010

Size: 750ML
Available: 1
Brand: See more from Chateau Lafon Rochet
Sku: 138599
Price: $75.00


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Wine Spectator Review:
This has a nice winey core of dark plum and macerated black cherry fruit, followed by racy acidity and flashes of violet and graphite. Sneakily long. Score range 90-93.

Wine Advocate Review:
Proprietor Basile Tesseron may have produced his finest Lafon Rochet to date. The 2010's inky/blue/purple color is followed by a distinctive bouquet of spring flowers, blueberry pie, blackberry liqueur and crushed rocks. Although a classified growth, this wine is an undeniable sleeper of the vintage as its price remains reasonable. The wine possesses terrific structure, ripe tannins and a voluminous, broad, deep impression on the palate. The fruit intensity, purity and richness suggest 4-5 years of cellaring will be required and the wine will last for 20+ years. 92-94 points.

Vinous Review:
Dark ruby-red. Deep, pure, perfumed aromas of black fruits, cured tobacco and black tea. Brawny and a bit chunky on the palate with a minty quality to the black fruit and flint flavors. Finishes with big, chewy tannins and a persistent note of cassis.
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