Château Lafite Rothschild 1959 Pauillac 1er Grand Cru Classé (stained label, price sticker on label, Rebouchage fait par le Maitre du Château en 1986) 1 bottle
"The 1959 is unquestionably the greatest Lafite-Rothschild that has approached full maturity. It remains to be seen whether vintages such as 1982, 1986, and 1990 will reach a similar height. The super-aromatic bouquet of flowers, black truffles, cedar, lead pencil, and red fruits is followed by one of the most powerful and concentrated Lafites I have tasted. Medium to full-bodied, velvety-textured, rich, and pure, it is a testament to what this great estate can achieve when it hits the mark. This youthful wine will last for another 30 or more years." (WA 99pts.)
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