Château Smith Haut Lafitte 1996

Château Smith Haut Lafitte (Pessac-Léognan)

RP90WS88

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Château Smith Haut Lafitte produces the Château Smith Haut Lafitte 1996 , a red wine from Pessac-Léognan that is made of cabernet sauvignon, merlot and cabernet franc of 1996 and presents an alcohol content of 12.50%. The Château Smith Haut Lafitte 1996 is the ideal red to combine with red meat and cheese.

Technical sheet · Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 1996 Other vintages
Appellation:Pessac-Léognan (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Smith Haut Lafitte
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP90WS88
Grapes: Cabernet Franc (70%), Merlot (20%), Cabernet Sauvignon (10%)
Pairing: StartersMeatCheeseRed meat
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12.50%

Description · Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Château Smith Haut Lafitte 1996 (Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon)

TASTING NOTES OF Château Smith Haut Lafitte 1996:

  • View: Deep garnet.
  • Nose: scent of roasted herbs, smoke and ripe fruit.
  • Mouth: Elegant , excellent purity bright, dry and refreshing finish.

APPELLATION: Pessac-Léognan.

GRAPES: Cabernet Sauvignon (55%), Merlot (34%), Cabernet Franc (10%), Petit Verdot (1%)

WINE PAIRING: duck, roast lamb.

TEMPERATURE: 16-18 °C

ALCOHOL: 12.5%

Château Smith Haut Lafitte

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Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2015

Paul Wing
Paul Wing

4/5

Aromas of coffee and wood. I felt it alive and fresh.
This Cabernet Sauvignon is nice, I enjoyed it.
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Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2014

John Mccarthy
John Mccarthy

4/5

Nice smell like nuts. A very well balanced Pessac-Léognan.
Château Smith Haut Lafitte, a wine with body and soul.
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Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2013

Albert Green
Albert Green

4/5

I tasted at an organized wine tasting .
Red towards reddish brown. This Château Smith Haut Lafitte smells like violets. Unfortunately tasted vinegary.
A 2013 goes fine with snacks.
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Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2012

Pamela Miller
Pamela Miller

4/5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte Bordeaux Pessacléognan 2012
I bought Château Smith Haut Lafitte Bordeaux Pessacléognan at this website.
Medium dark colour of ripe cherries. Pleasant hints of coffee. This one is softer than 2012.
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Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011

Edward Harris
Edward Harris

4/5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte 2011
It pairs good with a strong flavoured fish. In a tasting course we had the pleasure to try.
It has a very nice colour. Fine aromas of violets. It just tasted like grape.
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