CARRUADES DE LAFITE 2nd Wine of Chateau Lafite 1998 Bottle/nc - NO DISCOUNT
Red Still Wine | France | Bordeaux | Pauillac | 75cl
£265.00 / £1,590.00 case
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Closure Type: Cork
Wine Style: Full Bodied
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
This has become one of the finest second wines ever produced. The 1998 (a blend of 61% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot, 4.5% Cabernet Franc, and 1.5% Petit Verdot) is an outstanding effort. While very Lafite-like (although more supple and forward), it exhibits a dense ruby/purple colour in addition to an excellent bouquet of black fruits, smoke, earth, minerals, supple tannin, an excellent texture and a long, fine finish. Anticipated maturity: Drink NOW.