1982 Chateau Lafite-Rothschild Bordeaux Magnum - 100 pts  - 1500ml

1982 Chateau Lafite-Rothschild Bordeaux Magnum - 100 pts - 1500ml

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1982 Chateau Lafite-Rothschild Bordeaux Magnum - 100 Pts!!
The 1982 Lafite possesses a dark dense ruby/purple color with only a subtle lightening at the rim. Spectacular aromatics offer jammy cherry and black fruits intertwined with lead pencil mineral and smoky wood scents. Powerful for a Lafite this wine unfolds to reveal extraordinary richness purity and overall symmetry in addition to stunning flavor depth and persistence. The finish lasts for nearly a minute. Plenty of tannin remains and the wine displays a vibrancy and youthfulness that belie its 18 years of age. The modern day equivalent of Lafite-Rothschild's immortal 1959 the 1982 will enjoy another 30-70 years of life! An amazing achievement! RP

Product Details

Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Vintage
Rating 100 RP
Bottle Size 1500 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Location Pauillac
Producer Lafite-Rothschild
Color Red
Wine Type Table

Robert Parker

Rating 100 RP - - 1982 Chateau Lafite-Rothschild Bordeaux Magnum - 100 Pts!! The 1982 Lafite possesses a dark dense ruby/purple color with only a subtle lightening at the rim. Spectacular aromatics offer jammy cherry and black fruits intertwined with lead pencil mineral and smoky wood scents. Powerful for a Lafite this wine unfolds to reveal extraordinary richness purity and overall symmetry in addition to stunning flavor depth and persistence. The finish lasts for nearly a minute. Plenty of tannin remains and the wine displays a vibrancy and youthfulness that belie its 18 years of age. The modern day equivalent of Lafite-Rothschild's immortal 1959 the 1982 will enjoy another 30-70 years of life! An amazing achievement! RP

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Winery Details

Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Vintage
Rating 100 RP
Bottle Size 1500 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Location Pauillac
Producer Lafite-Rothschild
Color Red
Wine Type Table

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