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  • Decanting time

    3h
  • When to drink

    now to 2030
  • Food Pairing

    Fennel-Scented Duck Breasts with Pinot Noir Sauce

The Story

Château Lafite Rothschild’s second wine, Carruades de Lafite presents similar characteristics to the Grand Vin, but with its own personality linked to a higher proportion of Merlot and to specific plots that are used to produce Carruades. The name comes from the Carruades plateau, a group of plots acquired in 1845 just next to the vines on the Château hilltop.

-From 50 to 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30 to 50% Merlot, 0 to 5% Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.

-From 18 to 20 months, 80% in oak barrels (10% new).

-20,000 cases.

 

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Origin

Pauillac, Bordeaux

Vintage Quality

Average

Value For Money

Good

Investment potential

No Potential

Fake factory

None

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 Markus Del Monego / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Carruades de Lafite 2014  ( Château Lafite-Rothschild )

"Dark purple red colour with violeht hue. Eelgant nose with hint of elderberries, blackberries. On the palate well structured with medium weight and good length, fine acidity, discreet spicyness in the background."

2y 22d ago

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