Broadbent (in 1986) Delicious, and its delicate, slightly medicinal Pauillac bouquet developed gloriously over two hours, half in decant and then in glass. Although losing some colour it can still be surprisingly deep, rich, intense even. Bouquet still very forthcoming and fragrant; dryish, perfect weight, crisp, slightly citrus flavour, good length. A beauty. *****
MWH: These wonderful examples of Lafite Rothschild 1955 have a level of top shoulder.