Fine Wine

November 19 - 27, 2018

Online Auction
LOT 449
CARRUADES DE LAFITE 2009 (1) WA 93
CARRUADES DE LAFITE 2012 (2)
  • CARRUADES DE LAFITE 2009 (1) WA 93
CARRUADES DE LAFITE 2012 (2)

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CARRUADES DE LAFITE 2009 (1)

Pauillac.

Of course, the wine to buy in order to get a look at the Lafite Rothschild style and personality is their second wine, Carruades de Lafite, which has become very fashionable in Asia, causing the prices to soar. A very strong effort, the 2009 Carruades de Lafite may be the finest Carruades since the 2003. A blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot and tiny amounts of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot, it reveals lots of sweet cassis intermixed with subtle smoke and forest floor, undeniable lusciousness and full-bodied hedonism. The wood component is pushed to the background, and the wine is extremely viscous, round and delicious. Additional complexity should continue to emerge over the next decade and this 2009 should keep for 20-30 years. December 2011 Drink: 2012-2042 WA 93

CARRUADES DE LAFITE 2012 (2)

Pauillac.

3 bts.    per lot $1,000 - $1,200

Realised: $1,188
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Additional Info:

Department: Wine
Bottle Count: 1-5
Bottle Formats: Standard 750ml
Has Tasting Notes
Mixed Lots
Score: 93
Type: Red Bordeaux
Vintage: 2009, 2012