1988 Château Lafon-Rochet

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Médoc
  • St. Estèphe

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  • StefanAkiko commented:

    3/22/21, 10:55 AM - Yeah, those usually blow away ;-)
    Do you still remember if the wine was rich? Full bodied? Other aspects of its constitution?

  • Torchy commented:

    3/23/21, 11:32 AM - Stefan. It has been a few bottles since I drank this, and honestly, it wasn't that memorable. I have rechecked my notes, and the only thing I can find is that the wine was perceived as surprisingly light, and with some sweet notes towards the end. Might have been some reminiscence of blackcurrant and plum in there, but surprisingly few tertiary notes of wood, tobacco, etc.

  • StefanAkiko commented:

    3/25/21, 11:31 AM - Gee! Thanks a lot!
    Much appreciated.
    Thankyou for the deepdive.
    I ended up turning down a "good deal" on a half-case.
    As you know: "Life"s too short"
    I'm very much obliged.

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