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Lafite Rothschild

10 Bottles Available 2016

Lafite Rothschild 2016

10 Pre-Arrival 750ml
To request a 12 pack OWC, please inquire.
13 Bottles Available 2015

Lafite Rothschild 2015

12 Pre-Arrival 750ml
To request a 6 pack OWC, please inquire.

Lafite Rothschild 2015 6 pack owc

1 Pre-Arrival 750ml
5 Bottles Available 2010

Lafite Rothschild 2010 1.5L

5 In-Stock 1.5L
3 Bottles Available 2009

Lafite Rothschild 2009 1.5L

3 In-Stock 1.5L
2 Bottles Available 2006
$3,575.00 $3,599.00
You save $24.00

Lafite Rothschild 2006 3L

1 In-Stock 3L
$3,579.00 $3,599.00
You save $20.00

Lafite Rothschild 2006 3L

1 In-Stock 3L
7 Bottles Available 2005

Lafite Rothschild 2005

2 Pre-Arrival 750ml
To request an OWC, please inquire.

Lafite Rothschild 2005 1.5L

5 In-Stock 1.5L
2 Bottles Available 2003

Lafite Rothschild 2003

2 In-Stock 750ml
13 Bottles Available 2000

Lafite Rothschild 2000

13 In-Stock 750ml
1 Bottle Available 1997

Lafite Rothschild 1997

1 In-Stock 750ml
7 Bottles Available 1996

Lafite Rothschild 1996

6 In-Stock 750ml

Lafite Rothschild 1996 1.5L

1 In-Stock 1.5L
6 Bottles Available 1990
$949.00 $999.00
You save $50.00

Lafite Rothschild 1990

1 In-Stock 750ml
$989.00 $999.00
You save $10.00

Lafite Rothschild 1990

3 In-Stock 750ml

Lafite Rothschild 1990

2 In-Stock 750ml
9 Bottles Available 1988

Lafite Rothschild 1988

9 In-Stock 750ml
1 Bottle Available 1986
$1,249.00 $1,299.00
You save $50.00

Lafite Rothschild 1986

1 In-Stock 750ml
12 Bottles Available 1985

Lafite Rothschild 1985

12 Pre-Arrival 750ml
1 Bottle Available 1970

Lafite Rothschild 1970

1 In-Stock 750ml
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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