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2009 Carruades de Lafite Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Pauillac France Still wine

2009 Carruades de Lafite

Lafite Rothschild

92Average Score
flagBordeaux / France
Red

Of course, the wine to buy in order to get a look at the Lafite Rothschild style and personality is their second wine, Carruades de Lafite, which has become very fashionable in Asia, causing the prices to soar. A very strong effort, the 2009 Carruades de Lafite may be the finest Carruades since the 2003. A blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot and tiny amounts of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, it reveals lots of sweet cassis intermixed with subtle smoke and forest floor, undeniable lusciousness and full-bodied hedonism. The wood component is pushed to the background, and the wine is extremely viscous, round and delicious. Additional complexity should continue to emerge over the next decade and this 2009 should keep for 20-30 years. Feb 2012, www.robertparker.com

Robert Parker    Score: 93/100

12x75cl-0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace£3,367.00
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