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Château Lafite-Rothschild 1995

Estimate: £3,200 - £3,600
ca. US$4,792 - US$5,391
Price realised:  £4,113
ca. US$6,160
Lot number 695, Views: 45

Château Lafite-Rothschild 1995
6 magnums per lot
Château Lafite-Rothschild 1995 Pauillac, 1er cru classé In original wooden three-magnum cases Tasting note: Tasting note: First noted and showing well at a major pre-sale tasting, including a dozen top '95's in New York, Nov '97. Two years later, at the MW tasting of '95's: deep and richly coloured, sweaty tannins and considerable depth; sweet, good fruit, soft mid-palate, distinctly tannic. Tasted blind, one of my top marks in a flight of first growth '95's, the Lafite was still youthful looking; deep, classic, rich, opening up well; sweet, good extract and fruit, the tannin and acidity more integrated. Elegant, firm, good future. Last noted Nov 2001 **(***) Now-2025 M.B. 6 magnums per lot

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine and Rare Wines Including The Collection of R.A.B. Bottomley
Date of the auction: 26 Mar 2015
Address: Christie's
26 March 2015, London, King Street