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Château Lafite-Rothschild 2001

Château Lafite-Rothschild 2001
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£8,930 Incl. VAT & DP1 Imperial (6l) |
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    Parker : 94 / 100
    J. Robinson : 18,5 / 20
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    The 2001 Lafite Rothschild's deep, saturated plum/purple color is accompanied by lead pencil liqueur-like notes intermixed with sweet red and black currants, plums, and cedar. This blend of 86.5% Cabernet Sauvignon and 13.5% Merlot is a classic example of Lafite. Extremely elegant, medium-bodied, with intense concentration, richness, and sweet tannin, it appears to be on a rapid evolutionary track, at least in comparison to recent Lafite vintages that have been far more backward and powerful. The classy 2001 should be at its finest between 2007-2020.
    BordeauxPauillac
    Alcohol
    12.5

    Grape varieties
    Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Petit Verdot

    Dessert wine
    No

    J. Robinson
    18,5

    R. Gabriel
    19

    Vinous - A. Galloni
    97

    Wine Spectator
    96

    Country
    France

    Wine certification
    AOC

    Vineyard
    Medoc

    Area
    Bordeaux

    Appellation
    Pauillac

    Color
    Red

    Producer
    Château Lafite-Rothschild

    Classification
    1er cru classe

    Parker
    94

    Allergens
    Contains sulphites

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