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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château Lafite Rothschild

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Pauillac

Grape Blend:

Cab. Sauvignon | Merlot

Carruades de Lafite, Pauillac, 2005

24x37.5cl £2,900.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

Carruades contains the broadest and most balanced blend of grape varieties of any of the wines of Domaines Barons de Rothschild, being 46% Merlot, 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot. The 2005 is an absolutely beautiful, focused wine, with pure red and black berries and plum on the nose, over delicate floral notes beyond; silky tannins on the palate lead to harmonious layers of rich cassis fruit, toast and grilled meat, and after some time, to a long and elegant finish carried on very fine tannins.

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