Château Lafite Rothschild 2008

Tasting notes

"(...) Château Lafite Rothschild 2008 offers aromas of high quality unsmoked cigar tobacco, lead pencil shavings, creme de cassis, earth, cedar and asphalt. Full, rich and stunningly concentrated, I doubt it is inferior to the 2010, just more classic as well as slightly more forward and a degree weaker in alcoholic potency (...)"

Source: Robert Parker



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The bouquet of Lafite wines is very suave and of incomparable delicacy; its savor brings together at the same time the taste of almonds and the scent of violets without it being possible to distinguish whether the one dominates the other.

Château Lafite Rothschild also produces a second label called Carruades de Lafite.

Production 210'000 bottles ;

Surface 100 ha ;

Plantation density : 7'000 vines/ha;

Age of the vine : 45 years;

Soil and subsoil : gravel;

Second wine : Carruades de Lafite;

Wine variety 70% cabernet sauvignon, 25% merlot, 3% cabernet franc, 2 % petit verdot;

Best vintages 2010, 2009, 2008, 2003, 2000, 1996, 1986, 1982, 1959, 1953, 1865.

Data sheet

  • Color red
  • Country Bordeaux
  • Appellation Pauillac
  • Classement First Growth in 1855 (Bordeaux)
  • Vintage 2008
  • Rating Robert Parker: 98 /100
  • Level IN
  • Peak: jusqu'en 2050
  • Size Bottle (0.75 l)

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