Château Lafite Rothschild 2011
Château Lafite Rothschild 2011, Pauillac 1st Cru Classé, is a wine produced by Château Lafite-Rothschild, owned by the Rothschild Family since 1868. Made from a blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Merlot grapes, this Premier Cru is an example of elegance and delicacy.
This 2011 vintage has a deep purple color and intense, the nose delivers aromas of red and black fruits very expressive as well as notes of boxwood and spices. On the palate, the tannins are silky, very dense, there are fragrances of fruit and some spicy notes. The finish is long, very complex, of a beautiful intensity.
Château Lafite Rothschild is a mythical wine often considered as the best of the appellation. "Lafite has a soul, a beautiful soul, tender and generous. Lafite changes the earth into a dream. Lafite is harmony, harmony between nature and man because, without our wonderful winemakers, nothing would be done. Baron Eric de Rothschild
The advice of 12bouteilles: Ready to eat now or to keep 3 to 4 years, we advise you to decant at least 2 hours before serving at a temperature close to 17 ° C.
Applauded by critics, this Château Lafite Rothschild 2011 received, among others, the score of 18/20 by Bettane & Desseauve "Big clear nose of cedar, harmonious, balanced, very subtle, great class obvious." and a very nice 17.5 / 20 by Gault & Millau.
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