2006 Château Lafon Rochet

Château Lafon Rochet (Saint-Estèphe)


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Château Lafon Rochet produces this 2006 Château Lafon Rochet ($78.43), a red wine from the region of Saint-Estèphe produced with petit verdot, merlot, cabernet franc and cabernet sauvignon from the 2006 vintage and has an alcoholic content of 13.00%. The 2006 Château Lafon Rochet is the ideal red to combine with parmesano and red meat. Drinks&Co users reviewed this red wine with 4 of 5 points while experts give the following evaluation: robert parker: 88 and wine spectator: 89.

Technical sheet · Château Lafon Rochet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2006 Other vintages
Appellation:Saint-Estèphe (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Lafon Rochet
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP88WS89B+D16
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon (55%), Cabernet Franc (5%), Merlot (40%), Petit Verdot
Pairing: AppetizersMeatMushroomsCheeseRed meatParmesano
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.00%

Description · Château Lafon Rochet

2006 Château Lafon Rochet (Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petit Verdot)

Château Lafon-Rochet, on the appellation Saint-Estèphe, is a quarter of the Medoc Grand Cru Classé. The Lafon-Rochet origin dates back to the 16th century, when it was part of a large estate belonging to wealthy merchant Janot Bernard Leyssac.

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 2006 Château Lafon Rochet


Posted on at 08.51


Château Lafon Rochet 2006

The Saint Estèphe are the most tannic wines of the Médoc. Dressed in red garnet, they are long closed mouth to better explode when mature. 2006 was a difficult vintage. It is a winemaker's vintage. The winter was cold and hard with snowfall. Spring was wet which allowed the mildew from spreading. The warm spell from mid-June evolved into drought. The month of August was execrable. Finally a beautiful September allowed harvest on a beautiful maturities. Good winemakers have managed a beautiful and great vintage.

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Pamela Miller

Posted on at 20.05

4 /5

Château Lafont Rochet Saint-Estèphe 2006

We order it in a supper with working colleagues.
Red base colour with violet hints. The Vouvray smells like cherry, licorice. I was surprised that this  had a slightly bitter end, I liked it.
The ideal wine to finish a meal.
Lauren Scott

Posted on at 00.03

4 /5

Château Lafont Rochet 2006

It was very expensive for me.
A lighter red than expected. Dense aroma of red fruit marmalade. It reminded me of berries .
Yonathan Jenkins

Posted on at 05.10

3.5 /5

Château Lafon Rochet 2006 is splendid

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Reviews about Château Lafon Rochet 2017

Paul Wing
Paul Wing


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


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


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%