Château Lafite Rothschild

Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend

9.275 ratings
9.126 pro ratings
Pauillac, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
Chili & Hot Spicy, Potato, White Rice, Mushrooms, Pasta, Pork, Salami & Prosciutto, Pungent Cheese, Lamb, Tomato-Based, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Beef, Hard Cheese, Venison
Top Notes For
LM Segal

Ghosts and whispers of sensual, cigar-laden and mushroom-infused royalty. Friendly, happy ghosts and sexy-ass whispers. Needed 15 mins to come together and fell off before an hour but 40 mins of pure joy.

Ghosts and whispers of sensual, cigar-laden and mushroom-infused royalty. Friendly, happy ghosts and sexy-ass whispers. Needed 15 mins to come together and fell off before an hour but 40 mins of pure joy.

Jun 25th, 2022
Shay A
9.4

Another killer Wednesday Wine Committee lineup. As always, 1 sparkler, 3 whites, 4 reds and 1 dessert wine. All tasted blind.

I guessed mid-80s Bordeaux. This was so youthful! Surprised all of us. 49yrs young and doing just fine. Great color...garnet core. Plenty of cranberry, old black cherry and new saddle leather. Definitely some herbal/mushroom characteristics on the palate but they are surrounded by more red fruit and underbrush at the finish. Structure is still very solid! Just incredible wine can taste like this at this age.

Another killer Wednesday Wine Committee lineup. As always, 1 sparkler, 3 whites, 4 reds and 1 dessert wine. All tasted blind.

I guessed mid-80s Bordeaux. This was so youthful! Surprised all of us. 49yrs young and doing just fine. Great color...garnet core. Plenty of cranberry, old black cherry and new saddle leather. Definitely some herbal/mushroom characteristics on the palate but they are surrounded by more red fruit and underbrush at the finish. Structure is still very solid! Just incredible wine can taste like this at this age.

1 person found it helpfulMay 1st, 2019
Lynn Penner-Ash

Owner/Winemaker Penner-Ash

8.5

Sadly the 1970 is pretty done

Sadly the 1970 is pretty done

Jan 17th, 2017
Branden Bidwell

1970. Good. Real good.

1970. Good. Real good.

Oct 22nd, 2016
jesus g

Hospitality Schramsberg Vineyards

10

Celebrating with my 1000th bottle!!!!

Celebrating with my 1000th bottle!!!!

Aug 11th, 2016
Patty Hsu

Sales Plumpjack, Relic Wines

9.7

JUST beautiful!!

JUST beautiful!!

Jan 30th, 2016
Charles Antin

Senior Wine Specialist/Auctioneer Zachys

8.7

From half, fully mature.

From half, fully mature.

Jul 10th, 2015
Will Costello MS

Master Sommelier, Wine Director Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas

9.0

in a really good place.

in a really good place.

Oct 17th, 2014
Amy Currens

Sommelier/Wine Director FarmShop

8.2

Fun to see where Lafitte sits...

Fun to see where Lafitte sits...

Aug 18th, 2014
Matt Duncan

Out of a 3L. Pear tart attack. Light maderization. Surprising acid still intact. Amber color belies lingering subtleties of spice. Soft black licorice appears.

Out of a 3L. Pear tart attack. Light maderization. Surprising acid still intact. Amber color belies lingering subtleties of spice. Soft black licorice appears.

Aug 2nd, 2014