Clean. Clear. Still comes out as a young wine, but with a touch of development. Medium intesity on the nose, some toast, sweet fruits, I thought it reminded me of warm fruit from to much sun, but I also get some fresh notes (I was a bit puzzled). The palate was a bit hollow, good acidity, ripe tannins, firm, finely grained. Good length on the finish.
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(Chateau Lafon-Rochet St Estèphe) A dry and oaky edge to the nose here, alongside dark, sweet cherry fruit. It has a nicely bright palate, which possesses a good tannic backbone well covered by blackberry fruit. Slightly austere structure through the midpalate, a serious style of wine with a lot of grip. Nevertheless it has a good composition.
(Chateau Lafon-Rochet St Estèphe) A nice nose here, quite complex, with a good depth of fruit. Attractive palate, rounded, textured, some good flesh to cover the tannins. Decent acidity. This has good character and is an interesting wine.
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