Samples of 2009 Chateau Lafite Rothschild Sit in Bordeaux

Samples of 2009 Chateau Lafite Rothschild Sit in Bordeaux

Elin McCoy/Bloomberg

Barrel samples of the 2009 vintage of Chateau Lafite Rothschild are displayed in Bordeaux. The 2009 Lafite is the estate’s second-most expensive of the past 15 years, trailing only the 2000 vintage, according to merchant data compiled by Liv-ex.