Château Lafite Rothschild 2016 – Pauillac, Cru Classé

Château Lafite Rothschild 2016 – Pauillac, Cru Classé

The noseisbeautifullyelegant, aromatic and offers a beautiul structure, a beautiful finesse as well as a beautifulcomplexity. It reveals notes of blackberry, wildstrawberry and more slightly violet, blueberryassociatedwithsmall touches of fleshy/freshsmallred fruits, caramelization as well as verydiscreethints of Sichuan pepper, spices, lilac and a verydiscreethint of nutmeg. The palateisfruity, juicy, well-blanced, elegant and offers a beautifuldefinition, a beautifulprecision, a beautifulacidulous frame, a beautiful finesse of the structure, power (full of finesse), a beautifulsuavity, fleshiness, a very fine unctuosity as well as fat. On the palatethiswine expresses notes of fleshy/juicyraspberry, fleshyblackberry and more slightly cassis associatedwithsmall touches of crunchywildstrawberry as well as hints of chocolate/tonkabean, fleshyblueberry and verydiscreethints of cardamom, caramelization and a verydiscreethint of spices. Tannins are fine and elegantPower on the finish/persistence. Good length and persistence. A verybeautifulwine!  

Note (Score): 19.25/20

Note (Score): 98-99/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 01/2019

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)