2005 Château Lafon Rochet

Château Lafon Rochet (Saint-Estèphe)

RP90WS90WE91

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The winery Château Lafon Rochet elaborates this 2005 Château Lafon Rochet ($78.94), a red wine from Saint-Estèphe based on the best petit verdot, merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc from 2005 and shows an alcoholic content of 12.00%. The 2005 Château Lafon Rochet is the ideal red to combine with parmesano and game. Drinks&Co users reviewed this red wine with 4 of 5 points while experts give the following evaluation: robert parker: 90 and wine spectator: 90.

Technical sheet · Château Lafon Rochet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2005 Other vintages
Appellation:Saint-Estèphe (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Lafon Rochet
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP90WS90WE91
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Pairing: AppetizersMeatMushroomsCheeseRed meatGameParmesano
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12.00%
Consumption Temp.: 16ºC
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Description · Château Lafon Rochet

2005 Château Lafon Rochet (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Château Lafon Rochet 2005 is Red ruby, purple
  • Nose: Bouquet of sweet black fruits (black raspberry, blackberry), mixed with notes of tobacco, licorice, spices (musk)
  • Mouth: Noteworthy volume, black fruit, meaty density of fruit but nice acidity, substantial tannins and silky texture.

APPELLATION: Saint-Estèphe

VINEYARD: Château Lafon Rochet

GRAPES: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot,

AGING: 16 to 20 months in french oak barrels (50 to 60% new oak)

PREPARATION: Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tank and Malolactic fermentation in oak barrels during 2/3 months

PAIRING: Game, meats

TEMPERATURE: 16ºC

ALCOHOL: 12.00%

Château Lafon Rochet

Lafon Rochet is an estate that pays great respect to nature and environmental concerns. Basile Tesseon, representing the new generation at the helm of this prestigious château, is glad to take you on a tour and present this meticulously crafted wine.

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Highlighted review about 2005 Château Lafon Rochet

Posted on at 09.07

4/5

Château Lafon Rochet 2005

Saint-Estèphe castle lafon-ratchet grand cru 2005 red - bordeaux France.

More reviews about 2005 Château Lafon Rochet

Posted on at 05.12

4 /5

Château Lafon Rochet Rouge 2005 is attractive

Posted on at 12.04

4 /5

Château Lafon Rochet 2005

ORIGIN OF NAME: Saint-Estèphe AOC

TIME to taste it: dinner with friends
CONSUMPTION IDEAL: 2014/2030
TEMPERATURE: 15/18 ° C
PAIRING: Meat dishes
GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon 55%, Merlot 40%, 3% Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot 2%
ALCOHOL: 13, 5%
OF TANNIC RATING: 9/10

Posted on at 15.55

4 /5

Château Lafon Rochet 2005

TASTING NOTES:
Sweet black fruits intermixed with weedy tobacco, licorice, and leather characteristics; medium-bodied and powerful, with excruciating tannin, but promising potential, patience is most definitely required

VINEYARD: Château Lafon-Rochet

Posted on at 13.09

4 /5

Château Lafon Rochet Rouge

Terroir: gravely soil and quaternary basement clay-limestone Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon 55% Merlot 40% Cabernet Franc 5% Area: 40 Hec

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Reviews about Château Lafon Rochet 2017

Paul Wing
Paul Wing

4/5

It had a wonderful aroma of cherry and red fruit. I like the slight roughness it leaves you on the mouth.
This red is the best I've ever tasted.

Reviews about Château Lafon Rochet 2015

Pamela Miller
Pamela Miller

4/5

It had a deep colour at first sight. Strong smell of berries.The Château Lafon Rochet is a well-bodied wine.
This Château Lafon Rochet was a very good pairing for the desserts.
Fine! We enjoyed it.

Reviews about Château Lafon Rochet 2012

Abraham Brown
Abraham Brown

4/5

TASTING NOTES OF 2012 Château Lafon Rochet:
- View: sustained garnet.
- Nose: black fruit nose, earthy touches and minerals.
- Mouth: full, powerful, fine tannins and fresh, excellent concentration and length ..

APPELLATION: Saint-Estèphe
GRAPES: 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot 2%.

PAIRING: red meats such as lamb, roast turkey, corn and chestnuts.
ALCOHOL: 13.5%

Reviews about Château Lafon Rochet 2010

Andrea Sanders
Andrea Sanders

4/5

Château Lafon-Rochet Bordeaux 2010
The smell of red fruits in the Château Lafon-Rochet Bordeaux is quite obvious. Sweet and lovely.
I really enjoyed it.
Edward Collins
Edward Collins

4/5

Saint-Estèphe Château Lafon Rochet 4Ème Cru Classé 2010
I drank before the main meal, with starters and snacks. The first person who mentioned this wine to me, was my brother.
Brillant ruby red colour, high layer. Smell of coffee or wood. Not the sweetest wine, but kind of.