Château Lafite Rothschild 1996

Château Lafite Rothschild (Pauillac)

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The Château Lafite Rothschild 1996 (£928.80) is a red wine made by Château Lafite Rothschild from the region of Pauillac based on petit verdot, merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc of 1996 and has an alcoholic content of 13.00%. The Château Lafite Rothschild 1996 is the ideal red to combine with magret and game. Drinks&Co users rate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points and also has the following ratings: robert parker: 100 and wine spectator: 95.

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Château Lafite Rothschild 1996 (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Château Lafite Rothschild 1996 has a deep ruby ​​color
  • Nose: Aromas of currant magnificent, blackberries, licorice, graphite pencil, dried herbs and mint.
  • Mouth: Full-bodied, with very silky tannins and a long finish and stroking. Very rich and intense and focused. Long and reverberant.

GRAPES: 70% cabernet sauvignon, 25% merlot, 3% cabernet franc, 2% Petit Verdot

CELLAR: Château Lafite Rothschild

Château Lafite Rothschild

While the first known reference to Lafite dates back to 1234 with a certain Gombaud of Lafite, abbot of the Monastery of Vertheuil north of Pauillac, Lafite as the existence of Medieval property is documented from the fourteenth century. The name Lafite comes from "la hite" Gascon language voice...

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Posted on at 03.57

4/5

Château Lafite Rothschild 1996

Château Lafite Rothschild is a wine estate in the Pauillac region of the Médoc, which produces one of the most sought-after and expensive red wines in the world. The grand vin is known for its perfume, elegance, finesse and harmony, in contrast to the more powerful Latour and Mouton Rothschild....
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Posted on at 10.14

4/5

TASTING NOTES OF Château Lafite Rothschild 1Er Cru Classé 1996:
- View: black purple opaque.
- Nose: blackberry, herbs toast, toast, a brilliant definition.
- Mouth: elegance and delicacy, notes...
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Posted on at 12.25

4/5

Château Lafite Rothschild 1996Pauillac - Premier Grand Cru Classé
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Posted on at 05.05

4/5

The Château Lafite Rothschild is a "premier grand cru" according to the official classification of Bordeaux wines of 1855, AOC Pauillac. These wines are among the most prestigious and famous in the...
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Posted on at 04.59

4/5

Château Lafite Rothschild 1Er Cru Classé 1996

The 1996 Lafite Rothschild belongs to the select group of wines that have received 100 points review. The wine is tasted by Parker three times since the bottling and the 1996 version of the best...
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Posted on at 12.03

4/5

TASTING NOTES:
Knock-out nose of lead pencil, minerals, flowers, and black currant scents; extremely powerful and full-bodied, with remarkable complexity for such a young wine, oozing with extract...
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Posted on at 04.55

4/5

Château Lafite Rothschild, 1st GCC 1855 vintage in 1996 75cl Red wine from Bordeaux in Pauillac
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Reviews about Château Lafite Rothschild 2016

Gloria Kent
Gloria Kent

4/5

Lafite Rothschild Pauillac 2016
This Lafite Rothschild Pauillac had good scents of red fruits. Astringent, rough taste.
Excellent QPR.
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Reviews about Château Lafite Rothschild 2015

Albert Green
Albert Green

4/5

It's hard to be found in stores, so buy it online.
the has a very shutdown color. Aromas of leather and tobacco. It reminded me of berries .
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Adam Smith
Adam Smith

4/5

Chateau Lafite Rothschild 2015
I bought it here and I was very satisfied.
Deep cherry red colour. It has aromas that reminded me of white roses. It has a good acidity.
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Reviews about Château Lafite Rothschild 2014

Paul Wing
Paul Wing

4/5

I recommend buying this wine online.
Cherry, middle layer. You can appreciate the tobacco smell. I didn't notice any aftertaste.
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