1971 Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac 4 of 4

$599.99

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Tasting Notes:

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Served at the property, it has been some ten years since I last tasted this off-vintage First Growth. At 42-years of age, is offers a simple bouquet of wild hedgerow, sous-bois and a musty, second-hand cigar box. The palate is medium-bodied with light grainy tannins and a pleasing soft texture. Strangely, it feels more aligned to a merlot-dominated wine rather than a Cabernet at the finish. This bottle of perfect provenance was sound, but I suspect that others will be in decline. Drink now. (NM, Wine Journal) (11/2012)

Wine Spectator

Has an aroma like an aged Burgundy, with cherry and spice; flavor is mature, soft, very elegant. Drinkable now. (11/1991)

Bottle Size:

750 mL

Storage History:

Stored in a professional climate controlled wine facility on its side in the dark at 55 degrees F and 75% humidity since release.

Condition:

Label: See photos for exact condition. The bottle in the photos is the exact bottle being sold. 
Fill Level: Base neck - indicating perfect storage history.
Cork: Cork appears full and tight. No evidence of shrinkage.