Château Lafite Rothschild 2020 – Pauillac, Premier Grand Cru Classé

Château Lafite Rothschild 2020 – Pauillac, Premier Grand Cru Classé

On the nose, elegant, offering power (in delicacy/fine), delicacy, subtlety as well as nice definition, freshness and fine power. Notes of bright boysenberry, bright cherry and more lightly bright cassis combined with hints of plump little red fruits combined with hints of tonka bean, sweet spice and a discreet hint of saffron, tea and toasted hazelnut. The palate is fruity and offers juiciness, freshness, good definition, gourmandize, a tangy frame, a nice airy character, aromatic purity, precision as well as finesse, nice precision, elegance and harmony. On the palate it expresses bright cherry, boysenberry and more lightly red fruit notes combined with touches of cornflower, blueberry, star anise as well as nice hints of racy minerality/fresh grapes, gunflint, saffron, chocolate/mocha, fine hints of blond tobacco, caramelization and a discreet hint of vanilla (in the background). Good length. The tannins are precise, elegant and racy. A fine chew on the finish/persistence.

Note (Score): 19.25/20

Note (Score): 98-99/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 05/2021

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)

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