Château Lafite Rothschild 1st GCC

Château Lafite Rothschild 1st GCC

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Product Description

Appellation Pauillac
Vineyard Size 103 ha
Color Red
Grape Varieties 82 % of Cabernet Sauvignon, 16 % of Merlot and 2 % of Cabernet Franc
Vintage 2006
Bottle Size (Cl) 75
Type of Soil Clayey and limestone soils
Production 16,000 boxes
Vinification Hand harvesting
Barrel aging from 18 to 20 months (100% new oak)
Type Very dark and beautiful color, with discreet nose and quite powerful on the palate
Service Temp 17-18°C
Ideally Consuming Period from now to 2035
Food & Wine Pairing Rib of beef with truffle jus, potato pancake topped, Saint-Nectaire cheese, pieces of bacon, lamb, veal, rabbit

Beautiful very dark colour. Discreet nose with primary notes that develop in fullness and density. Quite powerful on the palate with very good structure and a nice tannic finish with well-integrated woody notes.

Robert Parker : 97/100 
Wine Enthusiast : 96/100 
Wine Spectator : 95/100 
Decanter 19.5/20
Jancis Robinson : 17/20 Jean-Marc Quarin : 94/100 
La Revue du Vin de France : 19/20