How, and whether, to drink Lafite '61
12 Feb 2004 by JR
Aila Koikkalainen of Finland: I am a WSET Diploma student in Helsinki. Now I´ve got a bottle of Lafite-Rothschild 1961. I have never tasted wine like this before. I have tasted many Bordeaux wines, also cru classé wines. But first growth wines only twice. Two times Mouton, and both were younger than 10 years old. I don´t know now what to expect of this Lafite. How would you describe this wine? How can I know if the wine is correct? I am afraid to be disappointed. What is the normal UK price for this? Thank you for your...

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