Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011

Château Smith Haut Lafitte (Pessac-Léognan)

RP91-93WS92-95DAW17RVF16.5B+D17.5

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Château Smith Haut Lafitte produces the Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011 (£86.40), a red wine from Pessac-Léognan that is made of petit verdot, merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc of 2011. The Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011 is the ideal red to combine with red meat and cheese. Drinks&Co users rate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points while experts give the following rate: robert parker: 91-93 and wine spectator: 92-95.
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Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte 2011, a great classic style of Bordeaux with a beautiful expression of the terroir with its notes of black fruit and mineral finish.

Technical sheet · Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2011 Other vintages
Appellation:Pessac-Léognan (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Smith Haut Lafitte
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP91-93WS92-95DAW17RVF16.5B+D17.5
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Pairing: MeatStartersCheeseRed meat
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Consumption Temp.: 16ºC
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Description · Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011 (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot)

TASTING:

  • View: Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011 has a beautiful dark red color, brilliant.
  • Nose: Very fresh ripe red fruit (cherry, raspberry) and spicy notes. Then it reveals these ripe red fruits, but also dried herbs, licorice, cloves, star anise, hints of smoke,
  • Palate: balanced, great structure, delicate tannins and good acidity. Red fruits still dominate with a fresher notes (strawberry, redcurrant). Then comes spices (liquorice, pepper, vanilla) and finally some mineral notes of flint stone and pencil lead.

APPELLATION: Pessac-Léognan

VINEYARD: Château Smith Haut Lafitte

GRAPES: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot

AGING: Aged for 18 months in barrels, 60% new barrels

PAIRING: Meats, cooked in sauces, stews and game.

TEMPERATURE: 16 ºC

Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Our philosophy can be summarised in one sentence: to do out utmost so that everey vintage of our red and white wines reflects the full potential of our magnificent terroir. Our efforts range from increasingly organic vineyard management and slow natural fermentation of the grapes to ageing the...

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Posted on at 17.14

4/5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011

A characteristic climatology: "summer in spring, autumn in summer and summer in autumn"
Winter low in precipitation, cold temperatures
Significant rise in temperatures in February, leading to a very early bud break
Spring under exceptional conditions: drought and very high temperatures...
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Posted on at 22.06

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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Posted on at 11.31

4/5

- Allergens: contains sulfites
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Posted on at 04.19

4/5

Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte 2011 Grand Cru Classé de Graves - Pessac-Leognan - Bordeaux
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Posted on at 04.22

4/5

Brand: CHATEAU SMITH HAUT LAFITTE | Classification: Cru Classé de Graves | Country: France | Bordeaux | Type: Red Wines | Vintage: 2011 | Volume: 75cl | Appellation: AOC Pessac-Leognan | Cru Classé...
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Posted on at 15.05

4/5

The Château Smith Haut Lafitte is located in the Pessac Léognan. The reputation of this Grand Cru is due to the richness of its soil serious Günziennes. The history of this property dates back to...
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Posted on at 04.37

4/5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte Is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Pessac-Léognan, ranked among the Grands Crus Classé in the Classification of Graves wine of 1953 and 1959. The winery and...
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Posted on at 16.51

4/5

The year of the winemaker. Serious harvest began on September 15th with the Merlot Graves Günziennes tray Smith Haut Lafitte. We harvested earlier this week the young vines whose grapes fruity well...
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Reviews about other vintages

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 2010

Gloria Kent
Gloria Kent

4/5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte Cru Classé Pessac-Léognan 2010
We bought it at Château Smith Haut Lafitte.
Eye-catching cherry colour with a low layer. Aromas of raisins. Sweet and tasty.
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