Château Lafon Rochet 2010 – Saint-Estèphe, Cru Classé

Château Lafon Rochet 2010 – Saint-Estèphe, Cru Classé

The noseiselegant and offerscomplexity, elegance as well as fine intensity. It reveals notes of blackberry, wildraspberry and more slightlywildred fruits associatedwithsmall touches of black berries/wildblueberry, flowers, hints of Sichuan pepper, discreethints of spices, violet as well as a verydiscreet/imperceptible hint of lilac, mushroom and grilled (in the background). The palateisfruity, well-balanced and offersjuiciness, tension/straightness, an acidulous frame, a good freshness, a beautiful finesse of the grain, a beautiful fat as well as suavity. On the palatethiswine expresses notes of juicy/acidulous black cherry, acidulous/ripe raspberry and more slightlystrawberryassociatedwithsmall touches of blackberry, mushroom as well as hints of tonkabean/chocolate and discreethints of spices. Tannins are fine and well-built. Good length and persistenceA beautifulwine!   

Note (Score): 17/20

Note (Score): 94/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 01/2019

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)