Château Lafite Rothschild (Pauillac)
The Carruades de Lafite 2011 (£226.49) is a red wine from Pauillac produced by Château Lafite Rothschild based on the best cabernet franc, petit verdot, merlot and cabernet sauvignon from 2011 and has an alcohol content of 13.5%. The Carruades de Lafite 2011 is the ideal red to combine with red meat and cheese. Uvinum users reviewed this red wine with 4 of 5 points and with the following scores: robert parker: 89 and wine spectator: 93.
Technical sheet · Carruades de Lafite 2011
- 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
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...read complete
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Posted on 12/12/16 at 12.05
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,...
Posted on 24/10/16 at 20.06
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....
Posted on 18/11/13 at 05.54
Carruades de Lafite 2011 is a success
Posted on 18/02/14 at 04.55
Carruades de Lafite, 2nd wine, vintage 2011 in 75cl Red wine from Bordeaux in Pauillacread complete
Posted on 24/10/13 at 05.33
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...read complete
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