New York, Park Avenue
25 - 26 April 1997
Château Lafite--Vintage 1865
Pauillac, 1er cru classé.
Excellent appearance (see illustration). Ex-Christie's London, from the cellar of Sir George Meyrick (sold in June and November, 1970). Recorked, labelled, and recapsuled by the Maître de Chai of Lafite in 1986.
"Tasted on six occasions. The first four, perfectly preserved, from Sir George Meyrick."
On the vintage: "Another great vintage. Unusually early harvest. Magnificently sturdy wines, more consistently reliable - if well cellared - than any other pre-phylloxera vintage." GVWB
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