Château Smith Haut Lafitte (Pessac-Léognan)
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|
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|Winery:||Château Smith Haut Lafitte|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot|
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Description · Château Smith Haut Lafitte
Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011 (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot)
- 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.
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 12/09/18 at 17.14
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Posted on 30/01/17 at 22.06
It has a very nice colour. Fine aromas of violets. It just tasted like grape.
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Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2012
Medium dark colour of ripe cherries. Pleasant hints of coffee. This one is softer than 2012.
Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2010
Eye-catching cherry colour with a low layer. Aromas of raisins. Sweet and tasty.