1996 Rol Valentin

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Average critic rating : 90.0 points



This vineyard near both Cheval Blanc and La Dominique has turned in an exemplary performance in 1996. A blend of 90% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, and 3% Cabernet Sauvignon, it boasts a dark ruby/purple color, as well as a sweet nose of black currants intermixed with licorice, toasty new barrel aromas, and smoked herbs. Medium-bodied, rich, ripe, and hedonistically styled, this wine was made from low yields, enjoyed an impeccable elevage, and was bottled without filtration. Anticipated maturity: 2001-2014.|| Wine Advocate.April, 1999

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Chart showing (to 07/07/2016) market price for 12x75cl standard case:

Rol Valentin 1996
+£43.50     (+7.34%) Latest price:  £636.50
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FINE+RARE offers UK home delivery through our logistics partner London City Bond, with next day deliveries available for Central London addresses.
We deliver Monday to Friday; charges are £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent) for most UK postcodes.
For delivery charges to Highlands, Islands and outlying areas, please contact our Customer Service Team.


For deliveries into Hong Kong, we offer a dedicated air and sea service.
For more details regarding delivery to Hong Kong and all other destinations, please view our International Delivery information page.


Our storage costs are highly competitive. We will happily accept cases or single bottles, charging pro-rata based on the number of bottles and length of storage period.
Unlike many other wine companies, our service includes storage of duty paid wines as well as in bond from any reputable source, not just those bought through FINE+RARE.
Please visit our F+R Storage information page for more details.


FINE+RARE can arrange delivery of your wines to your personal fine wine storage account:
Deliveries within London City Bond or to a Vinotheque storage account are charged at £ 8 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).
Deliveries to all other storage providers are charged at £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).

Please contact our Customer Service Team if you have any questions.