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1991 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 750ml

1991 Chateau Lafite Rothschild 750ml

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Nestled within the sun-drenched Pauillac of Bordeaux, Château Lafite Rothschild reigns supreme, etching its legend in every sip. While Lafite's reputation rests on its signature perfume, elegance, and finesse, the 1991 vintage reveals an unexpected facet of its character – resilience. Emerging from a season marked by the worst frosts in decades, this wine transcends hardship to deliver a timeless tapestry of beauty and grace.

A Tale of Two Seasons:

1991 painted a contrasting landscape in the Médoc. While early spring frosts ravaged vines, subsequent months unfolded with alternating sun and rain, nurturing the resilient grapes back to health. The Lafite team, with unwavering dedication, meticulously coaxed the highest potential from each remaining cluster.

Crafted for Generations:

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 under the watchful eye of winemaker Charles Chevalier, the 1991 Lafite Rothschild unfurled its secrets, evolving into a masterpiece of balance and harmony.

A Symphony for the Senses:

In the glass, a fine, vibrant hue whispers of the wine's elegance. On the palate, it unfolds with a surprising depth and consistency. Smooth, light tannins, matured to perfection, guide you through a well-developed structure. Each sip is a harmonious dance of ripe fruit, earthy notes, and hints of exotic spice, culminating in a lingering, satisfying finish.

Echoes of Excellence:

Doctorwine bestows a well-deserved 94/100, praising its "fullness, transparency, and empathy." The wine's unexpected complexity and unwavering elegance inspire awe, proving that even in the face of adversity, greatness can flourish.

A Legacy in Every Bottle:

The 1991 Château Lafite Rothschild transcends the realm of mere wine; it's a testament to Lafite's enduring legacy, a story of resilience etched in every sip. 

Own a piece of winemaking history. Uncork the elegance and resilience of the 1991 Château Lafite Rothschild. Add this legendary bottle to your collection today.

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