Lafite Rothschild Wines

Lafite Rothschild Wines

Lafite Red Wine - Leader among Fine Wines


Sokolin Fine Wine Merchants offer their customers a rare opportunity to try one of the world's finest wines – the famous Chateau Lafite Rothshild. Château Lafite Rothschild is a Premier Cru wine and, according to the rankings gained at the Universal Paris Expo in the 19th century, “Leader among fine wines.” While the exports of wine to the UK date to the early 17th century, the first known reference to Lafite vin de pays go as far back as the 14th century. The vineyard is dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon (71%) with the balance comprising Merlot (25%), Cabernet Franc (3%) and Petit Verdot (1%). Grapes are hand-harvested, and always vinified parcel by parcel, while fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats, after which the wine is run off into barrels. When it comes to taste, Château Lafite Rothschild produces high-quality red wines with a solid backbone of tannins. The unique taste and structure of these vin de pays makes them the most sought after wines in the entire world. As the tannins age, they become very silky and contribute to the production of velvety wines that open up on the palate. Most famous flavors include blackberries, currants, tobacco, cigars, and cedar.

Experts often describe the wines of Lafite as elegant and full of finesse, especially when compared with the structure and masculine power of Latour, or more exotic and intense flavors of Mouton. Rated a perfect 100 points from Wine Spectator and Robert Parker, Château Lafite Rothschild, at its best, represents a hedonistic and unique experience for the consumer.
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  1. 1966 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1966 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    94
    VM
    Availability: Available Soon
    The 1966 Lafite-Rothschild is a wine that I have tasted twice before and it remains one of my favorite vintages from the period, even though as the Four Seasons First Growth dinner illustrated, not every bottle hits the spot. This bottle in..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $1,270.00
  2. 1970 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1970 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    90
    RP-NM
    Availability: Available Soon
    Outstanding quality. The color seems light for a wine that tastes this young and tannic, but the mint and cherry flavors seem intense enough to last until the tannins soften...

    Wine Spectator | 90 RP-NM
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    - 750 ml
    $895.00
  3. 1976 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1976 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    96
    JS
    Availability: Available Soon
    This is the wine of the vintage. I love the rosewater, currants and citrus character to this now. It's still full body yet so ethereal. It goes on and on in the finish turning creamy and citrusy. From magnum.

    James Suckling | Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $1,090.00
  4. 1978 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1978 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    94
    WS
    Availability: Available Soon
    Beautiful deep-garnet color, with classic Medoc flavors of plum, spice, earth and mineral. Tannic, well-balanced, mouth-filling, chewy in its intensity but needs time. Drinkable now...

    Wine Spectator | 94 WS
    ..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $965.00
  5. 1982 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1982 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    100
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    The 1982 Lafite possesses a dark, dense ruby/purple color with only a subtle lightening at the rim. Spectacular aromatics offer jammy cherry and black fruits intertwined with lead pencil, mineral, and smoky wood scents. Powerful for a Lafit..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $4,349.00
  6. 1982 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1982 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    100
    RP
    Availability: Available Soon
    The 1982 Lafite possesses a dark, dense ruby/purple color with only a subtle lightening at the rim. Spectacular aromatics offer jammy cherry and black fruits intertwined with lead pencil, mineral, and smoky wood scents. Powerful for a Lafit..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $4,349.00
  7. 1983 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1983 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    96
    JS
    Availability: Available Soon
    This is Lafite. Prune and spices, with a cedar and wet tobacco character on the nose. Even tea. Full and rich with a dark China tea and cedar character. Just a hint of chocolate. Opens in the glass like a genie. Amazing.

    James Suck..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $1,180.00
  8. 1985 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1985 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    96
    JG
    Availability: In Stock
    (Château Lafite-Rothschild) This was my last bottle of ’85 Lafite out of the cellar, as I only bought three bottles when it was released and dearly wish I had bought more, as the wine is rather more expensive today than it was b..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $949.00
  9. 1986 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 1.5L
    1986 Lafite Rothschild - 1.5L
    100
    RP
    Availability: Available Soon
    The 1986 possesses outstanding richness, a deep color, medium body, a graceful, harmonious texture, and superb length. The penetrating fragrance of cedar, chestnuts, minerals, and rich fruit is a hallmark of this wine. Powerful, dense, rich..." Learn More
    - 1.5L
    $4,375.00
  10. 1986 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1986 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    100
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    The 1986 possesses outstanding richness, a deep color, medium body, a graceful, harmonious texture, and superb length. The penetrating fragrance of cedar, chestnuts, minerals, and rich fruit is a hallmark of this wine. Powerful, dense, rich..." Learn More
    Rating:
    90% of 100
    - 750 ml
    $1,495.00
  11. 1988 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1988 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    99
    RPHG
    Availability: Available Soon
    ...the 1988 is a classic expression of Lafite. This deeply-colored wine exhibits the tell-tale Lafite bouquet of cedar, subtle herbs, dried pit fruits, minerals, and cassis. Extremely concentrated, with brilliantly focused flavors and huge ..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $1,360.00
  12. 1989 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1989 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    98
    DEC
    Availability: In Stock
    ...Superb definition though The palate is very harmonious, with well knit tannins. Wild strawberry (from the 33% merlot) tobacco and cedar. Unmistakably Pauillac. Overall, showing more sophistication and focus than Mouton...Slightly more op..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $895.00
  13. 1990 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1990 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    96
    RP
    Availability: Available Soon
    Interestingly, a bottle of 1990 Lafite Rothschild I pulled from my cellar for a video blog on my web site was still buttoned down, tight, and even with extended decanting was not showing as much as I would have hoped. However, a bottle tast..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $925.00
  14. 1995 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 1.5L
    1995 Lafite Rothschild - 1.5L
    96
    VM
    Availability: Available Soon
    Excellent saturated deep color. Brooding, multidimensional black fruit nose has an extraordinary floral/herbal scent. Very firm and structured, but creamy in the middle, with uncanny inner-mouth perfume. Fairly large-scaled and a wine of so..." Learn More
    - 1.5L
    $2,365.00
  15. 1995 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1995 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    96
    VM
    Availability: In Stock
    Excellent saturated deep color. Brooding, multidimensional black fruit nose has an extraordinary floral/herbal scent. Very firm and structured, but creamy in the middle, with uncanny inner-mouth perfume. Fairly large-scaled and a wine of so..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $825.00
  16. 1996 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 1.5L
    1996 Lafite Rothschild - 1.5L
    100
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    Tasted three times since bottling, the 1996 Lafite-Rothschild is unquestionably this renowned estate's greatest wine. As I indicated last year, only 38% of the crop was deemed grand enough to be put into the final blend, which is atypically..." Learn More
    Rating:
    90% of 100
    - 1.5L
    $2,799.00
  17. 1996 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1996 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    100
    RP
    Availability: Available Soon
    Tasted three times since bottling, the 1996 Lafite-Rothschild is unquestionably this renowned estate's greatest wine. As I indicated last year, only 38% of the crop was deemed grand enough to be put into the final blend, which is atypically..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $1,670.00
  18. 1997 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1997 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    93
    RPNM
    Availability: Available Soon
    ...blackberry, tar, a touch of mulberry and boysenberry. Good definition... A hint of black olives developing in the glass then overt cedar and sandalwood tones. Medium-bodied on the palate...good acidity, silky mouthfeel with briary and a ..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $1,030.00
  19. 1998 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1998 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    98
    RP
    Availability: In Stock
    A blend of 81% Cabernet Sauvignon and 19% Merlot, this wine represents only 34% of Lafite's total harvest. In a less than perfect Medoc vintage, it has been spectacular since birth, putting on more weight and flesh over the last year. This ..." Learn More
    Rating:
    90% of 100
    - 750 ml
    $949.00
  20. 1999 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    1999 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    95
    RP
    Availability: Available Soon
    The 1999 Lafite Rothschild sports an engraved "1999" on the bottle along with an eclipse to mark that significant historical event of August, 1999. It is a quintessential offering from Lafite Rothschild. This prodigious wine is bo..." Learn More
    - 750 ml
    $1,255.00
  21. 2000 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 3L
    2000 Lafite Rothschild - 3L
    100
    JS
    Availability: In Stock
    The nose is fresh, bright, and dense. With aromas of violets, minerals, spices, cool stones, mint, dark fruits, and plum skins, this is beautiful. Very much still a baby right now, it needs much more time. This is a wine for the next genera..." Learn More
    Rating:
    90% of 100
    - 3L
    $6,675.00
  22. 2000 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 1.5L
    2000 Lafite Rothschild - 1.5L
    100
    JS
    Availability: In Stock
    The nose is fresh, bright, and dense. With aromas of violets, minerals, spices, cool stones, mint, dark fruits, and plum skins, this is beautiful. Very much still a baby right now, it needs much more time. This is a wine for the next genera..." Learn More
    Rating:
    90% of 100
    - 1.5L
    $3,395.00
  23. 2000 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    2000 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    100
    JS
    Availability: Available Soon
    The nose is fresh, bright, and dense. With aromas of violets, minerals, spices, cool stones, mint, dark fruits, and plum skins, this is beautiful. Very much still a baby right now, it needs much more time. This is a wine for the next genera..." Learn More
    Rating:
    90% of 100
    - 750 ml
    $1,799.00
  24. 2000 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 750 ml
    2000 Lafite Rothschild - 750 ml
    100
    JS
    Availability: In Stock
    The nose is fresh, bright, and dense. With aromas of violets, minerals, spices, cool stones, mint, dark fruits, and plum skins, this is beautiful. Very much still a baby right now, it needs much more time. This is a wine for the next genera..." Learn More
    Rating:
    90% of 100
    - 750 ml
    $1,799.00
  25. 2002 Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Red 1.5L
    2002 Lafite Rothschild - 1.5L
    95
    WS
    Availability: Available Soon
    Bubbling over with crushed berries, currants and spices, with tobacco notes. Beautiful. Full-bodied, with gorgeously velvety tannins and a long finish of pretty fruit. This is a racy yet elegant Lafite. Classy. Best after 2010.

    Win..." Learn More
    - 1.5L
    $2,150.00
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