Lot 69

CHÂTEAU SMITH-HAUT-LAFITTE 2009 (3) 100 WA


CHÂTEAU SMITH-HAUT-LAFITTE 2009 PESSAC-LÉOGNAN. CRU CLASSÉ THE FINEST WINE EVER MADE BY PROPRIETORS DANIEL AND FLORENCE CATHIARD, THE 2009 SMITH-HAUT-LAFITTE EXHIBITS AN OPAQUE BLUE/PURPLE COLOR IN ADDITION TO A GLORIOUS NOSE OF ACACIA FLOWERS, LICORICE, CHARCOAL, BLUEBERRIES, BLACK RASPBERRIES, LEAD PENCIL SHAVINGS AND INCENSE. THIS MASSIVE, EXTRAORDINARILY RICH, UNCTUOUSLY TEXTURED WINE MAY BE THE MOST CONCENTRATED EFFORT PRODUCED TO DATE, ALTHOUGH THE 2000, 2005 AND 2010 ARE NEARLY AS PRODIGIOUS. A GORGEOUS EXPRESSION OF PESSAC-LEOGNAN WITH SWEET TANNIN, EMERGING CHARM AND DELICACY, AND CONSIDERABLE POWER, DEPTH, RICHNESS AND AUTHORITY, IT SHOULD AGE EFFORTLESSLY FOR 30-40+ YEARS. BRAVO! 100 WA 3 BTS. PER LOT $700 - $900




Price Realised: $1320



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