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Château Lafite 2004 (12 BT)

Estimate:

4,800

to
- 6,000 GBP

Lots 125-187: Three decades of brilliant Bordeaux (IN BOND, AVAILABLE DUTY PAID)

Château Lafite 2004 (12 BT)

Château Lafite 2004 (12 BT)

Estimate:

4,800

to
- 6,000 GBP

Lot sold:

6,100

GBP

Château Lafite 2004

Pauillac, 1er Cru Classé

Excellent levels and appearance

Dramatic selection for the grand vin produced this quality. Glorious nose of real breed and reach. Really glossy, rich, ripe wine showing the brilliance of both terroir and winemaking. The wine of the vintage for me. At 6 years old, this had a really complex nose of Cabernet Sauvignon intensity - not surprising, as the percentage in the wine was 90.5%. The breed and length of Lafite come singing through, together with its signature silky texture. Serena Sutcliffe, MW

WA 95

12 bts (owc)


Provenance:


THREE DECADES OF BRILLIANT BORDEAUX FEATURING PETRUS 1988, 1999 AND 2003, LAFITE, LA MISSION AND PALMER 1989, LATOUR 1996, MOUTON 2000 PLUS CORTON CHARLEMAGNE, DOMINUS AND L'ERMITA, ALL BOUGHT UPON RELEASE THROUGH A SMALL SELECTION OF VERY WELL-RESPECTED UK AND CONTINENTAL WINE MERCHANTS AND PROFESSIONALLY STORED UNTIL THIS SALE


LYING IN OCTAVIAN, WILTSHIRE Offered In Bond, available Duty Paid


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