Carruades de Lafite 2011

Château Lafite Rothschild (Pauillac)

RP89WS93DAW17JR17

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The Carruades de Lafite 2011 (£351.40) is a red wine made by Château Lafite Rothschild from the region of Pauillac that is made of petit verdot, cabernet franc, merlot and cabernet sauvignon of 2011 and has an alcoholic content of 13.5%. The Carruades de Lafite 2011 is the ideal red to combine with cheese and red meat. Uvinum users evaluate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points while renowned wine experts rate it as follows: robert parker: 89 and wine spectator: 93.
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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.

Technical sheet · Carruades de Lafite

Type Of Wine:
red wine
Vintage:
2011 Other vintages
Appellation:
Pauillac (Bordeaux,France)
Cellar:
Château Lafite Rothschild
Volume:
75 cl Other volumes
Score:
RP89WS93DAW17JR17
Grapes:
Cabernet Sauvignon (57%), Merlot (39%), Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
Pairing:
MeatStartersRed meatCheese
Allergens:
Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.:
13.5%
Conservation Temp.:
14ºC
Consumption Temp.:
16ºC
Ending Year For Optimal Consumption:
2025
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Description · Château Lafite Rothschild

Carruades de Lafite 2011 (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot)

TASTING:
- 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.

APPELLATION: Pauillac
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

PAIRING: Meat
TEMPERATURE: 16ºC
ALCOHOL: 13.5%

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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Posted on at 04.50

4/5

Château Lafite Rothschild Carruades de Lafite Pauillac 2011

Château Lafite Rothschild's second wine, Carruades de Lafite presents similar characteristics to the Grand Vin, but with its own personality linked to a higher proportion of Merlot and to specific plots that are used to produce Carruades. The name comes from the Carruades plateau, a group of...
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Posted on at 12.05

4/5

TASTING NOTES OF Les Carruades de Lafite 2011:
- View: ruby.
- Nose: red fruit notes and snuff. Aromas of coffee, snuff and spices.
- Mouth: large and complex palate, well marked tannins. Round,...
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Posted on at 20.06

4/5

Château Lafite Rothschild Carruades de Lafite Pauillac 2011

This wine doesn't need company, it's great solo. For elegant occasions.
Lovely Bordeaux red colour. Château Lafite Rothschild Carruades de Lafite Pauillac revealed juicy red fruit in the nose....
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Posted on at 05.54

3.5/5

Carruades de Lafite 2011 is a success

Posted on at 04.55

4/5

Carruades de Lafite, 2nd wine, vintage 2011 in 75cl Red wine from Bordeaux in Pauillac
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Posted on at 05.33

4/5

Château Lafite Rothschild Carruades de Lafite 2011

Just as Château Lafite-Rothschild is the epitome of Premier Grand Cru Classé 1855, so Carruades de Lafite is considered the best second wine Medoc Cru all. In him find wine from barrels that do not...
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Posted on at 04.43

4/5

Les Carruades de Lafite - 75 2011

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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Carruades de Lafite 2016

John Mccarthy
John Mccarthy

4/5

We bought the bottle in the wine shop close to home.
I was impressed by its colour. Sweet caramell flavour.. On the palate was quite thick.
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Dorothy Byron
Dorothy Byron

4/5

TASTING NOTES OF Carruades de Lafite 2016:
- View: Red concentrate.
- Nose: aromas of very concentrated black fruit and snuff.
- Mouth: quite sophisticated (a great representation of the terroir)...
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Reviews about Carruades de Lafite 2015

Pamela Miller
Pamela Miller

4/5

Les Carruades de Lafite 2015
We drank the whole bottle at once with friends and a good conversation.
A Pauillac with brown edges. Nice cherry smell. As I'm not really a fan of red wine, I noticed a plane taste on the palate....
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Edward Harris
Edward Harris

4/5

I bought some bottles of Carruades de Lafite 2015 through internet.
Good colour. Noticeable aromas of cherry and licorice. Very light and pleasent wine in the mouth.
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Reviews about Carruades de Lafite 2014

Andrea Sanders
Andrea Sanders

4/5

Les Carruades de Lafite 2014
Cherry colour. It has currant scents. It reminded me of licorice.
We drank it just like that, without food to accompany.
Great for romantic evenings.
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