2000 Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac SKU #1003931

Price: $1,449.99

JS 100 WE 99 RP 98
VN 98 WS 98 ST 96
W&S 95
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Château Lafite Rothschild is one of the five first growth Bordeaux châteaux, and one of the most famous and collected wines in the world. The vineyard covers 112 hectares and is well-drained and well-exposed, with soil made up of fine, deep gravel mixed with aeolian sand on a subsoil of tertiary limestone. The estate dates back to at least the 13th century and has had an amazing and prestigious history to look back upon. 97 points Neal Martin for Vinous: "The 2000 Lafite-Rothschild is a millennial First Growth that bided its time and let greatness come naturally. Now, as it begins to reach its drinking window, it is starting to “find its groove”. This is the best showing after half-a-dozen encounters. Youthful in color, the bouquet remains pure and well defined, with trademark black fruit, graphite and cedar, though this particular example exhibited a touch more blue fruit. Whilst the aromatics are more understated than those of the 2000 Latour, there is a sense of panache. The palate is medium-bodied with irresistible lithe tannins that are neatly interwoven into the intense black fruit with veins of graphite and fresh tobacco, the former more conspicuous towards the finish. The 2000 is utterly graceful, and although it is not what you might tag a “barnstorming” performance, it is nonetheless one heavenly Pauillac that is just up to the second of a dozen chapters. Tasted at the Lafite-Rothschild dinner at Amuse Bouche in Hong Kong." (07/2018)

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