Medoc CC and St Emilion 1GCC 2003
Château Lafon-Rochet, St-Estèphe 4CC
Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judge’s scores: Stephen Brook 17.5 Ronan Sayburn MS 16.5 Steven Spurrier 17
Robust, earthy, black cherry nose with rich, meaty fruit. Broad, rich, packed with fruit and concentrated, but also has invigorating acidity. Dense without being extracted, and has some swagger and flesh. Has a good future.
Price £37–£42 Corney & Barrow, Fine & Rare, Goedhuis, Huntsworth Wine, Richard Kihl