250,000 followers liked David Beckham’s 1975 Lafite!

David Beckham instagramed his enjoyment of two bottles of Château Lafite Rothschild 1975 at the weekend and already 258,000 followers have ‘liked’ the football icon’s wine of choice.

Like a number of sporting personalities Beckham has taken his interest in wine to ownership and it is reported that David purchased a Napa-valley vineyard for Victoria’s 34th birthday whilst playing for Real Madrid. The wine has not been commercially available and is poured mainly for friends and family. According to the grapevine, David presented Victoria with a bottle of wine, featuring her on the label whilst holidaying in the Napa area.

With a Parker score of 92, Lafite Rothschild 1975 is in the heart of its drinking window. Where trend-setter Beckham leads many will follow, will we see a run on the First Growth? Watch this space…