Château Lafite Monteil – Grande Réserve 2017 – Bordeaux Supérieur

Château Lafite Monteil – Grande Réserve 2017 – Bordeaux Supérieur

The nose is aromatic and offers concentration as well as a fine austere side. It reveals notes of blackberry and wild fruits/berries associated with fine touches of oak, caramelization, discreet touches of tonka bean as well as a hint of flowers, violet and red fruits. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, juicy and offers a fine freshness, fat, a small suavity as well as a fine acid/juicy frame. On the palate is wine expresses notes of juicy blackberry, juicy raspberry and more slightly red berries/cherry associated with touches of toasted oak, sweet spices, a subtle hint of cardamom as well as discreet hints of caramelization and tonka bean on the finish. Tannins are well-built. There is a discreet hint of bitterness on the persistence/aftertaste.

Note (Score): 14.75/20

Note (Score): 88-89/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2018

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): Oui (Yes)