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Ch. Lafite-Rothschild 1961 Pauillac 1er-Cru

Lot: 7724
Ch. Lafite-Rothschild 1961 Pauillac 1er-Cru
Ch. Lafite-Rothschild 1961 Pauillac 1er-Cru
Ch. Lafite-Rothschild 1961 Pauillac 1er-Cru
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Ch. Lafite-Rothschild 1961 Pauillac 1er-Cru

Distillery:
Chateau Lafite-Rothschild
Vintage:
1961
Region:
Pauillac, Bordeaux, France
Cask Type:
18-20 Months / New Oak
Bottle Strength:
N/A
Bottle Size:
75cl

Chateau Lafite-Rothschild 1998 Pauillac

From the Pauillac appellation and ranked as one of the original four 1st Growths (1er-Cru) in the famed 1855 Classification of Medoc - prior to sister-estate Mouton-Rothschild's promotion in 1973 - Chateau Lafite-Rothschild is one of the great Bordeaux wine estates.

The wines of Lafite-Rothschild feature varying compositions of 80-95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5-20% Merlot, 0-5% Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot; matured in new oak barrels for between 18 to 20 months.

Bordeaux' 1961 vintage is one of the greatest of the 20th Century with the top wines among the most sought-after by serious collectors and consumers alike.

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Condition

This bottle appears to be in excellent condition: label & foil/wax seal intact; cork/closure appears secure, no leakage.

The contents of this bottle appear to be mature in colour and of good clarity.  Please note fill-level.

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