Château Lafon-Rochet

Château Lafon-Rochet

Château Lafon-Rochet has made great strides in the last decade in improving the style of their wine to one which strives for elegance, charm and finesse. The 4eme Cru Classe Saint-Estephe estate was first purchased by the Tesseron family in 1959 and is currently under the management of Basile Tesseron.

 

Owner Basile Tésseron is a monumental figure in his native region, having taken over management of Lafon-Rochet from his father in 2007. The current president of the St-Éstephe ODG since 2019, Tésseron has been building a dream team at Château Lafon-Rochet in recent years. He employs superstar consultant Eric Boissenot, who consults for First Growth Chateaux Lafite, Latour, Mouton and Margaux, and he was the first to lure ex-Pétrus winemaker Jean-Claude Berrouet over to the Left Bank.

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Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Lafon-Rochet 2016 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £310.67
2016

Lafon-Rochet 2016 (6x75cl)

Vinous (AG) (95)

A sleeper in this vintage, the 2016 Lafon-Rochet is positively stellar. Bright, translucent and super-expressive, the 2016 has so much to offer. Lavender, tobacco, cedar, mint and dried herbs give the 2016 striking aromatic top notes to play off the darker fruit flavors. The 2016 is pure class. Don't miss it.
Delivery to Storage from 30 Nov 2021

Bordeaux 6x75cl 2 95 (VN (AG)) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £310.67
Lafon-Rochet 2017 (6x75cl)
Inc. VAT: £287.27
2017

Lafon-Rochet 2017 (6x75cl)

Decanter (93)

This is a lovely St-Estèphe this year, firm and bright with bristling fruit right out of the gate - hugely unusual to see that this year. This is one of my favourites, and is totally charming with its cassis and damson fruit, but it's the juice and friendly tension that sets it apart. Silky and enjoyable. Buy.
Delivery to Storage from 4 Jan 2022

Bordeaux 6x75cl 15 93 (DC) Read Review/Description Inc. VAT: £287.27
Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Lafon-Rochet 2016 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £245.50
2016

Lafon-Rochet 2016 (6x75cl)

Vinous (AG) (95)

A sleeper in this vintage, the 2016 Lafon-Rochet is positively stellar. Bright, translucent and super-expressive, the 2016 has so much to offer. Lavender, tobacco, cedar, mint and dried herbs give the 2016 striking aromatic top notes to play off the darker fruit flavors. The 2016 is pure class. Don't miss it.
Delivery to Storage from 30 Nov 2021

Bordeaux 6x75cl 2 95 (VN (AG)) Read Review/Description In Bond: £245.50
Lafon-Rochet 2017 (6x75cl)
In Bond: £226.00
2017

Lafon-Rochet 2017 (6x75cl)

Decanter (93)

This is a lovely St-Estèphe this year, firm and bright with bristling fruit right out of the gate - hugely unusual to see that this year. This is one of my favourites, and is totally charming with its cassis and damson fruit, but it's the juice and friendly tension that sets it apart. Silky and enjoyable. Buy.
Delivery to Storage from 4 Jan 2022

Bordeaux 6x75cl 15 93 (DC) Read Review/Description In Bond: £226.00

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