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Author: James Laube
Fruity, deep and firm, filled with plum and cherry, backed by youthful, stiff tannins. Needs time for complexity to develop.--Lafite Rothschild vertical.
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Trust Rating: 0
Tasted On: 09/14/2008
Drink Dates: 2008
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Tasted On: 09/01/2008
Drink Dates: 1990-2004
Very muted nose and flavors; exhibits classic Bordeaux qualities and hints at deep complexity, but lacks strength. Seems well beyond its prime in late 2008.
Trust Rating: 90
Tasted On: 03/01/2008
Drink Dates: 1995-2005
Black cherry, smoky, just about lost its fruit and a bit past its prime, astingit....perhaps a bad bottle, but you never know. I drank this along side of the 1979 Mouton which was far superior to this 1979 Lafite.
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