Château Lafon-Rochet Saint-Estephe
37 Ratings
Detail
37 Ratings
Château Lafon-Rochet Saint-Estephe

Wine Details

Region

FranceBordeaux

Winemaker's Notes

A sleeper of the vintage, the dense blue/purple-colored 2003 Lafon-Rochet exhibits plenty of blackberry, cassis and graphite along with a touch of toasty new oak. The wine is more backward than expected, but it possesses full-bodied, concentrated flavors as well as good elegance, purity, and overall equilibrium. This is a long-distance runner.

Varietal

Bordeaux Blend

Style

Red

Region

BordeauxFrance

A sleeper of the vintage, the dense blue/purple-colored 2003 Lafon-Rochet exhibits plenty of blackberry, cassis and graphite along with a touch of toasty new oak. The wine is more backward than expected, but it possesses full-bodied, concentrated flavors as well as good elegance, purity, and overall equilibrium. This is a long-distance runner.

Expert Reviews
  • Decanter
    (From 1990 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. An elegant nose. Wonderful fruit on the palate, with powerful tannin.