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2013 Lafite Rothschild Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux Pauillac France Still wine

2013 Lafite Rothschild

Lafite Rothschild

92Average Score
flagBordeaux / France
Red
drink-now2018-2028

The 2013 Lafite-Rothschild is a blend of 98% Cabernet Sauvignon and just 2% Merlot. It has a straightforward, focused, undergrowth and tobacco-scented bouquet, nicely defined if perhaps missing the complexity and nuance of recent vintages. The palate is supple on the entry with notes of tart cherry, wild strawberry and a touch of graphite. It is certainly approachable for Lafite-Rothschild, balanced, though missing structure and density towards the sappy finish. It is a lightweight Lafite-Rothschild that does improve with aeration as it did in barrel, yet it never scales the heights of the greatest vintages from this First Growth. Oct 2016, www.robertparker.com

Neal Martin    Score: 90/100

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