Château Lafite Rothschild

Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend

9.472 ratings
9.317 pro ratings
Pauillac, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
Top Notes For
Kevin Ortzman

Dirt and tree bark on the nose, reasonably balanced for it's age with a longer than expected sour cherry finish.

Dirt and tree bark on the nose, reasonably balanced for it's age with a longer than expected sour cherry finish.

Jan 19th, 2017
Steve Matthiasson

Owner/Winemaker Matthiasson Wines

9.5

Impeccable wine. On point. There is no doubt that the vineyards are great and the team was top notch.

Impeccable wine. On point. There is no doubt that the vineyards are great and the team was top notch.

Jan 1st, 2017
Kevin Ortzman

Did a side by side with Petrus (I know, I was slumming tonight). Petrus held better on the finish, Lafite more appealing on the initial nose, but faded quickly. Overall, the win goes to Petrus.

Did a side by side with Petrus (I know, I was slumming tonight). Petrus held better on the finish, Lafite more appealing on the initial nose, but faded quickly. Overall, the win goes to Petrus.

Dec 15th, 2016
Megan Stockton

Great to try a piece of history. Fruit has receded a bit and secondary notes are coming through. A bit of tobacco and cigar box-classic.

Great to try a piece of history. Fruit has receded a bit and secondary notes are coming through. A bit of tobacco and cigar box-classic.

Oct 22nd, 2016
Kevin Ortzman

Slightly thin, musty and metallic on the finish (perhaps storage was challenged)

Slightly thin, musty and metallic on the finish (perhaps storage was challenged)

Sep 7th, 2016
Doug Kahn

Magnum

Magnum

May 9th, 2016
Paul Lysek

Sommelier at Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak, & Stone Crab

10

Amazing. Drinking remarkably young. Much life left in this bottle indeed.

Amazing. Drinking remarkably young. Much life left in this bottle indeed.

Dec 1st, 2015
Karina Welch

This was truly beautiful!

This was truly beautiful!

May 18th, 2015
France Posener

Served in magnum and its elegance mineralogy and soft fruit revealed a life well aged. Lovely way to end the nantucket wine festival at La Fete

Served in magnum and its elegance mineralogy and soft fruit revealed a life well aged. Lovely way to end the nantucket wine festival at La Fete

May 17th, 2015
Stephan Reinhardt

Author The Finest WInes of Germany

8.5

Lots of leather and tobacco, quite rustic - a classic!

Lots of leather and tobacco, quite rustic - a classic!

Apr 1st, 2014