Lot 192

CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 2003 (1) 93 WA CHÂTEAU LA MISSION HAUT-BRION 1996 (1) CHÂTEAU LAFITE ROTHSCHILD 1986 (1) 98 WA


CHÂTEAU MARGAUX 2003 (1) MARGAUX. 1ER CRU CLASSÉ 93 WA CHÂTEAU LA MISSION HAUT-BRION 1996 (1) PESSAC-LÉOGNAN. 1ER CRU CLASSÉ CHÂTEAU LAFITE ROTHSCHILD 1986 (1) PAUILLAC. 1ER CRU CLASSÉ TASTED AT THE CHÂTEAU, THE 1986 LAFITE-ROTHSCHILD CONTINUES TO OFFER AN EXQUISITE BOUQUET AT 30 YEARS OF AGE. THIS IS BEAUTIFULLY DEFINED, STILL FULL OF ENERGY, WITH COPIOUS BLACKBERRY, CLOVE, LEATHER AND GRAPHITE AROMAS THAT SEEM TO GAIN MOMENTUM IN THE GLASS. THE PALATE IS EXTREMELY WELL BALANCED WITH A CRYSTALLINE QUALITY, FILIGREE TANNIN, PERFECTLY PITCHED ACIDITY, A QUINTESSENTIAL LAFITE-ROTHSCHILD WITH A SENSE OF ENERGY AND FOCUS UNDIMINISHED BY TIME. THIS FINISH DISPLAYS IMMENSE PURITY AND REFINEMENT, ONE OF THE MOST MINERAL-DRIVEN LAFITES THAT I HAVE ENCOUNTERED, WHILST THE AFTERTASTE SEEMS TO LINGER FOR OVER ONE MINUTE. IT MUST RANK AS ONE OF THE FINEST WINES FROM THE ESTATE. TASTED JULY 2016. DRINK 2016-2046 98 WA 3 BTS. PER LOT $1,700 - $2,000




Price Realised: $3354



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