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Auktion: Fine Wines Auction
wurde versteigert am: 29. März 2016
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Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2000, 1 bottleChateau Lafite Rothschild 2000, 1 bottle

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Schätzpreis: 900 $ - 1.100 $
Zuschlagspreis:  1.169 $
Los-Nr. 196, Aufrufe: 17

Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2000 Pauillac, 1er Cru Classe "Since I gave this wine a perfect score, I suppose some could see this as a downgrade. I found everything still there for a perfect rating, but I was just struck by how tight and backward the wine was. A blend of 93.3% Cabernet Sauvignon and the rest Merlot, the wine still has a dark ruby/purple color and an extraordinarily youthful nose of graphite, black currants, sweet, unsmoked cigar tobacco, and flowers. The wine is rich, medium to full-bodied, but has that ethereal elegance and purity that is always Lafite. I originally predicted that it would first reach maturity in 2011, but I would push that back by 5-7 years now, although it has 50-60 years of life in front of it. Owners of this beauty are probably best advised to forget it for 5 years. Tasted next to a 1996 several days after the 2000 tasting, the 1996, which is a perfect wine, was far closer to full maturity than the 2000." R. Parker for TWA, 98+ pts. 06/10 1 bottle

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Auktionshaus: Skinner
Titel: Fine Wines Auction
Auktionsdatum: 29.03.2016
Adresse: Skinner
Park Plaza 63
02116 Boston, MA
Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika
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