Chateau Lafon Rochet Saint Estephe 4. Cru 2015
Saint Estephe 4. Cru
94 points VinousThe 2015 Lafon-Rochet is gorgeous. Beautifully layered and polished in the glass, the 2015 oozes with pedigree. The flavors are bright and beautifully delineated throughout. Rose petal, mint, savory herb and bright, red-toned fruit add to the wine’s vivid, nuanced personality. In 2015, Lafon-Roche is all class. The blend is 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot. This is a terrific showing from Basile Tesseron and consulting winemaker Jean-Claude Berrouet.
93 points James SucklingVery perfumed with blackberries, blueberries and cloves. Dried lavender as well. Full body and linear and refined tannins. Pretty spices come together with the clean fruit at the end. Hard not to drink now but two or three years of bottle age will pull it together.
91 points Robert Parkerhe medium garnet-purple colored 2015 Lafon-Rochet is reduced on the nose to begin, with tar and earth aromas over black fruits and herbs. The medium-bodied palate is vibrant and refreshing with firm, grainy tannins.
91 points The Wine Cellar InsiderMedium bodied, soft, earthy and fresh, with a vibrance to the sweet red and black fruits which are followed by herbs, olives and tobacco. Forward in style, a few years will add more softness and nuance to the wine.
Chateau Lafon Rochet