Chateau Lafite Rothschild, 1998

Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classe

Bottle size: 75cl

ABV: 12%


$1,118.85 USD

1 In Stock

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***98 Parker Points***

In a less than perfect Medoc vintage, the 1998 Chateau Lafite has been spectacular since birth, putting on more weight and flesh over the last year. This opaque purple-coloured 1998 is close to perfection. The spectacular nose of lead pencil, smokey, mineral, and black currant fruit soars majestically from the glass. The wine is elegant yet profoundly rich, revealing the essence of Lafite's character. The tannin is sweet, and the wine is spectacularly layered yet never heavy. The finish is sweet, super-rich, yet impeccably balanced and long (50+ seconds).
*Robert M. Parker, Jr., The wine Advocate 2001*


Excellent condition

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