Château Lafite Rothschild (Pauillac)
Technical sheet · Carruades de Lafite
- Type Of Wine:
- red wine
- 2011 Other vintages
- Château Lafite Rothschild
- 75 cl Other volumes
- Contains Sulfites
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Description · Château Lafite Rothschild
Carruades de Lafite 2011 (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc)
Carruades de Lafite is the Château Lafite Rothschild’s second wine with its own personality. It's a flavourful and a fairly full-bodied wine. One of the best second wine from Bordeaux.
- View: Carruades de Lafite 2011 is red, ripe cherry color
- Nose: Aromas of red fruit and wood
- Palate: Gourmand and fairly full-bodied. Notes of red fruits, tobacco, coffee and spices.
The finish is long and elegant.
VINEYARD: Château Lafite Rothschild
GRAPES: 3.5% Cabernet Franc, 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 39% Merlot, Petit Verdot 2,5%,
AGING: 16 to 20 months in 80% French oak barrels, 10% new oak
Château Lafite Rothschild
While the first known reference to Lafite dates back to 1234 with a certain Gombaud of Lafite, abbot of the Monastery of Vertheuil north of Pauillac, Lafite as the existence of Medieval property is documented from the fourteenth century. The name Lafite comes from "la hite" Gascon language...
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Highlighted review about Carruades de Lafite 2011
Posted on 31/08/16 at 04.50
More reviews about Carruades de Lafite 2011
Posted on 12/12/16 at 12.05
- View: ruby.
- Nose: red fruit notes and snuff. Aromas of coffee, snuff and spices.
- Mouth: large and complex palate, well marked tannins. Round,...
Posted on 24/10/16 at 20.06
Lovely Bordeaux red colour. Château Lafite Rothschild Carruades de Lafite Pauillac revealed juicy red fruit in the nose....
Posted on 18/11/13 at 05.54
Carruades de Lafite 2011 is a success
Posted on 18/02/14 at 04.55
Posted on 24/10/13 at 05.33
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