2009 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 750ml

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$2,449.00
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$3,198.00
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$2,449.00
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Nestled like a sun-drenched gem in Pauillac, Château Lafite Rothschild has garnered its legendary status by weaving magic from grapes into wines of unparalleled elegance and finesse. While known for its distinct harmony compared to the bolder styles of its First Growth peers, the 2009 vintage transcends expectations, revealing a captivating dance between timeless sophistication and youthful exuberance.

The 2009 Vintage: A Journey Kissed by Sunshine:

Mother Nature orchestrated a captivating performance in 2009. A capricious spring demanded extra vigilance from the Lafite team, but summer arrived in all its glory, painting the landscape with warm days and cool nights. This sun-drenched canvas, occasionally refreshed by welcome rains, orchestrated a slow and meticulous ripening, pushing the harvest back to late September. Finally, under a radiant sun, the perfectly ripe grapes were meticulously gathered, brimming with potential for greatness.

Crafted for Ages:

Within the Château's hallowed walls, each precious grape embarked on a transformative journey. Aged for 18 to 20 months in 100% new French oak barrels, the 2009 Lafite Rothschild unfurled its hidden mysteries, evolving into a masterpiece.

A Symphony for the Senses:

In the glass, a deep garnet hue whispers of the richness within. The nose explodes with an captivating bouquet, weaving tales of ripe black fruit and alluring licorice. On the palate, the wine's true character shines. Full-bodied and expressive, it dances between youthful exuberance and refined elegance. The tannins, though powerful, remain impeccably balanced, promising further complexities with age.

A Chorus of Acclaim:

The 2009 Lafite Rothschild has ignited a symphony of praise from the world's most discerning palates. Falstaff awards it a perfect 98/100, commending its "breathtakingly beautiful nose" and "incredible length." Jeff Leve of The Wine Cellar Insider echoes this sentiment with a 99/100, declaring it "a monumental Lafite...with incredible depth and concentration." Jancis Robinson's coveted 19/20 score and Vinum Wine Magazine's resounding 20/20 join the chorus, while Gilbert & Gaillard adds a crowning 99/100.

A Legacy in Every Sip:

The 2009 Château Lafite Rothschild transcends the realm of mere wine; it's a timeless treasure, a testament to the Lafite legacy and an expression of a truly exceptional vintage. With a drinking window stretching from 2015 to 2050, this exquisite bottle promises years of unparalleled enjoyment, evolving with each sip to reveal hidden depths.

Own a piece of winemaking history. Experience the triumphant elegance and power of the 2009 Château Lafite Rothschild. Add this legendary bottle to your collection today.

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RETURN POLICY

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