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9 Bottles Available 2010

Lafite Rothschild 2010

8 In-Stock 750ml
$815.00 $825.00
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Lafite Rothschild 2010
NL Nicked label

1 In-Stock 750ml
31 Bottles Available 2009

Lafite Rothschild 2009

31 In-Stock 750ml
1 Bottle Available 2008
$1,475.00 $1,499.00
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Lafite Rothschild 2008 1.5L
NL Nicked label

1 In-Stock 1.5L
46 Bottles Available 2005

Lafite Rothschild 2005

46 In-Stock 750ml
3 Bottles Available 2000

Lafite Rothschild 2000 1.5L

2 In-Stock 1.5L
$1,489.00 $1,499.00
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Lafite Rothschild 2000
NL Nicked label

1 In-Stock 750ml
6 Bottles Available 1996
$1,025.00 $1,050.00
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Lafite Rothschild 1996
DSL Damp stained label

1 In-Stock 750ml

Lafite Rothschild 1996

5 In-Stock 750ml
1 Bottle Available 1995

Lafite Rothschild 1995

1 In-Stock 750ml
1 Bottle Available 1985
$1,189.00 $1,200.00
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Lafite Rothschild 1985 1.5L
CT Capsule tears

1 In-Stock 1.5L
2 Bottles Available 1983

Lafite Rothschild 1983 3L

1 In-Stock 3L

Lafite Rothschild 1983 1.5L

1 In-Stock 1.5L
2 Bottles Available 1976
$639.00 $650.00
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Lafite Rothschild 1976
NL Nicked label

2 In-Stock 750ml
1 Bottle Available 1975

Lafite Rothschild 1975 375ml
BSL Bin stained label

1 In-Stock 375ml
Lafite Rothschild

The Winery

Château Lafite Rothschild

"It opposes absolutely no resistance to being drunk, that’s the secret of Lafite."
- Baron Eric de Rothschild

Situated in the wine-producing village of Pauillac in the Médoc region to the north-west of Bordeaux, the estate was the property of Gombaud de Lafite in 1234. In the 17th century, the property of Château Lafite was purchased by the Ségur family, including the 16th century manor house that still stands. Although vines almost certainly already existed on the site, around 1680, Jacques de Ségur planted the majority of the vineyard.

In the early 18th century, Nicolas-Alexandre, marquis de Ségur refined the wine-making techniques of the estate, and introduced his wines to the upper echelons of European society. Before long he was known as the "Wine Prince", and the wine of Château Lafite called "The King's Wine" thanks to the influential support of the Maréchal de Richelieu. Towards the end of the 18th century, Lafite's reputation was assured and even Thomas Jefferson visited the estate and became a lifelong customer.

Since the 19th century, the Rothschild Family have owned the wine estate. The name Lafite comes from the Gascon term "la hite" meaning "small hill". Lafite was one of four wine-producing Châteaux of Bordeaux originally awarded First Growth status in the 1855 Classification, which was based on recent prices. Since then, it has been a consistent producer of one of the world's most expensive red wines.

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