Château Smith Haut Lafitte 1998

Château Smith Haut Lafitte (Pessac-Léognan)

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The winery Château Smith Haut Lafitte elaborates this Château Smith Haut Lafitte 1998 , a red wine from Pessac-Léognan that is made of merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc of 1998. The Château Smith Haut Lafitte 1998 is the ideal red to combine with red meat and cheese. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users and with the following scores: robert parker: 90 and wine spectator: 93.

Technical sheet · Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 1998 Other vintages
Appellation:Pessac-Léognan (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Smith Haut Lafitte
Volume: 75cl
Score: RP90WS93
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Pairing: StartersMeatCheeseRed meat
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Château Smith Haut Lafitte 1998 (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot)

TASTING NOTES OF Château Smith Haut Lafitte 1998:

  • View: almost opaque, with no brick edge.
  • Nose: very pure nose with deep black cherry, red cherry, cedar, violets.
  • Mouth: good entrance, excellent concentration, rounded, but still firm tannins, good acidity.

APPELLATION: Pessac-Leognan.

VINEYARD: Château Smith Haut Lafitte

GRAPES: 55% cabernet sauvignon, 34% merlot, 10% cabernet franc, 1% Petit Verdot.

TEMPERATURE: 16 °C

Château Smith Haut Lafitte

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Charles Walcott

Posted on at 22.04

4 /5

Smelled soft, like cinnamon and vanilla . Stays a short time in the mouth.
The most acidic of Château Smith Haut Lafitte.

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Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2017

Lauren Scott
Lauren Scott

4/5

I drank with work colleagues.
Highlights the straw yellow color. Honeyed aromas. Delicious, tasty, liked it.
Good wine, even when taken alone.

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.

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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