Lafon-Rochet-St-Estephe-2016

Lafon Rochet, (St. Estephe), 2016

2016 Bordeaux Future
“The 2016 Lafon Rochet is a blend of 25% Merlot, 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petit Verdot and 6% Cabernet Franc cropped at 46 hectoliters per hectare and matured in 50% new oak. The harvest was between 1 October and 20 October. The alcohol is 13.6%, which is just a little higher here than say Cos d’Estournel or Montrose. It has a very succinct bouquet with blackberry, bilberry and light oyster shell aromas, classic in style, more reserved than I found the 2015 Lafon Rochet last year. The palate is medium-bodied with powerful tannin on the entry, a keen line of acidity (3.65 pH), fine symmetry with a pleasant rondeur on the finish sprinkled with black pepper and tobacco. This is a very fine Lafon Rochet from Basile Tesseron and his team.” -Neal Martin, Wine Advocate (91-93 Points)
Expected Arrival: Autumn 2019
NO PREARRIVALS OR FUTURES ITEMS ARE INCLUDED IN PROMOTIONS

Size: F - 750 ml
Bin: D1675
Varietal: Bordeaux Future
Type: Red
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Winery: Lafon Rochet
Item(s) Bottle
$46.95
Case
$545.00

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Size: F - 750 ml
Bin: D1675
Varietal: Bordeaux Future
Type: Red
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Winery: Lafon Rochet
Description

2016 Bordeaux Future
“The 2016 Lafon Rochet is a blend of 25% Merlot, 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petit Verdot and 6% Cabernet Franc cropped at 46 hectoliters per hectare and matured in 50% new oak. The harvest was between 1 October and 20 October. The alcohol is 13.6%, which is just a little higher here than say Cos d’Estournel or Montrose. It has a very succinct bouquet with blackberry, bilberry and light oyster shell aromas, classic in style, more reserved than I found the 2015 Lafon Rochet last year. The palate is medium-bodied with powerful tannin on the entry, a keen line of acidity (3.65 pH), fine symmetry with a pleasant rondeur on the finish sprinkled with black pepper and tobacco. This is a very fine Lafon Rochet from Basile Tesseron and his team.” -Neal Martin, Wine Advocate (91-93 Points)
Expected Arrival: Autumn 2019
NO PREARRIVALS OR FUTURES ITEMS ARE INCLUDED IN PROMOTIONS