Château Lafite 1978 (9 BT)
2,600 - 3,500 GBP
Château Lafite 1978
Pauillac, 1er Cru Classé
u. 2bn, 1vts, 5 labels very slightly soiled, 3 capsules slightly creased and slightly wrinkled
I always loved this wine from the start and now, from magnum, it is terrific. Very aromatic bouquet, symptomatic of this late vintage. So much fat and glycerol on the palate. Finishes so spicy and lacy. The most recent bottle had a meaty nose. Tea and roses. Really rich and spicy. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
9 bts (cn)
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