Château Lafon-Rochet is a 4ème cru classé red wine produced in the Saint-Estèphe appellation. The 45-hectare vineyard, aged 40 years on average, is planted on soil made of deep gravel and gravel on clay. The wine is aged for 16 to 18 months on average in French oak barrels (50% new). The blend of the 2009 vintage contains 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot and 1% Cabernet Franc.
The Château Lafon-Rochet 2009 develops a complex nose, combining woody aromas with fragrances of red fruits, black currants and blueberries. The entire wine is superbly integrated, with a great harmony between the tannic, woody, fruity and sweet elements. A consistent and gourmand wine, with a nice tannic structure and a long finish that shows great complexity. To be consumed between 2030-2035 (tasted in 2015 by the estate).
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