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1979 *Chateau Lafite -Rothschild * - Premier Grand Cru Classe*(Ws92)* Pauillac

Item ID: 429216 Watch Listing

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Vintage: 1979
Bottle Size: Standard Bottle: 750 ml
Current Time: May 27, 2017 7:55:11 AM EDT
Listed: Sunday March 19, 2017 9:04 PM EDT
Ending: Thursday April 13, 2017 11:55 PM EDT
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Quantity: 1 Available
Buy Price: 1,199.00
Starting Bid: $895.00
Reserve Status: This item has no Reserve.
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One Rare 750ml Bottle of the Excellent and Outstanding 1979 Vintage of Château Lafite-Rothschild. This 1979 Vintage has been Rated Very Highly, at 92 Points by The Wine Spectator Magazine , and is one of the Seventies Best and Most Developed Vintages. Château Lafite-Rothschild is the Famous First Growth in the Pauillac appellation. It is Famous for its Elusive Perfumed Bouquet and its Great Style in the Great years. This 1er Cru Classé property is owned by Baron Eric de Rothschild and is one of the most Renowned in the Médoc. Located in the north of the Pauillac Appellation, Château Lafite-Rothschild is also one of the largest Médoc estates, with 95 hectares of vineyards planted with Cabernet Sauvignon (70%), Merlot (20%) and Cabernet Franc (10%). The Vineyards lie on Deep Gravel Beds (up to 5 metres thick) over marl and limestone. Annual production tops 35,000 cases, although a third of this consists of the second wine called Carruades de Lafite. Of all the Médoc Grand Crus, this can be the Most Beguiling and difficult to understand. It is never the Most Powerful, yet, along with Margaux, possesses the most Exquisite Bouquet of any Médoc Wine. It has the Elegance, Balance and Harmony that Epitomises Claret at its Very Best. Here is The Wine Spectator's Review , " 92 out of 100 ........ Fruity , Deep and Firm . Filled with Plum and Cherry . Backed by Youthful , stiff Tannins . Needs Time for Complexity to Develop . Try in 2012. --- Lafite-Rothschild Vertical . " - The Wine Spectator Magazine . This Rare 1979 Bottle is in Mint Condition and is in Commercial Storage. Thank you for looking.

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