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Château Lafite Rothschild, 1er Cru Classé, Pauillac, 2010

Specifications

Colour: Red
Producer: Château Lafite Rothschild
Region: Bordeaux
Appellation: Pauillac
Grape Variety: Cab Sauvignon Merlot

Château Lafite Rothschild, 1er Cru Classé, Pauillac, 2010

12x75cl
£8,150.00
2 cases
Equiv. £679.17 per bottle

Tasting Note:

What can one say about Lafite that hasn't already been said? This is the market leader, the luxury wine, the must-have brand. The 2010 completes a splendid trio. 2008 is a thoroughbred, 2009 is epic; 2010 is a mythical blend of the handsome classicism of the 08 and the raw power and intensity of the09. Sounds good doesn't it? Well it is - it's spectacular. Brooding, reserved, with hints of liquid minerals, herbs, cut violets, crème de cassis, gravel and griotte. The palate is packed with layers of complex fruit and a real crescendo of mineral notes; a symphony of savoury and sweet berry flavours. It is a big wine, but it possesses a regal, understated power and precision. A picture of refinement and class. The finish is exceptionally long and is sumptuously framed by smooth, honed tannins. Imperial. 87.2% Cabernet Sauvignon and 12.8% Merlot.

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