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Chateau Lafite-Rothschild 2018
100 Points

Chateau Lafite-Rothschild 2018

In stock
France / 750ML / 2018
$1,399.99
$1,399.99

A magnificent expression of the great Pauillac terroir, the Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2018 is in line with the most exceptional vintages of this prestigious Premier Grand Cru Classe.

An "enfant terrible", 2018 required all the efforts and know-how of the Chateau Lafite-Rothschild technical teams to triumph over the challenges posed by nature. After the cold and rainy winter, a mild and wet spring followed, bringing a strong mildew pressure to the vineyard. Summer finally began in mid-July, with plenty of sunshine lasting until the date of the harvest. The high temperatures brought water stress for the vines, perfect for the soils and varietals planted in them. Beginning on September 17 with Merlot and ending on October 5, the harvest revealed beautiful, perfectly healthy and fully ripened fruit.

A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (91%), Merlot (8.5%) and Petit Verdot (0.5%), the Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2018 expresses the grandeur of the great Pauillac terroir.

A great vintage indeed, the Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2018 celebrates a very successful 150 years of viticulture at the Domaines Barons de Rothschild.

100 PointsWine Enthusiast

An immensely structured wine, this is complex, concentrated and yet so contained. The wine impresses with its balance, layers of succulent black-currant fruits and effortless style. A wine for the long term, it should not be touched before 2029. 

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Willow Park Wines & Spirits will deliver orders to a residential or business address. If possible, it’s recommended to ship to a business address for the reasons below: Someone of legal drinking age must be there to receive and sign for the delivery. If no one is home after 1 delivery attempt, the package will be shipped back for pickup at our Main Store location in Willow Park Village for you to pickup. Under no circumstances can we leave the package unattended. If you would like another reattempt at delivery, please reach out to us at alyssa@willowpark.net to have a new delivery booked.

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