Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2020 – Pessac-Léognan

Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2020 – Pessac-Léognan

Nice fresh nose which offers power in elegance, a certain depth, a nice grain, width as well as some richness (in balance). It reveals notes of crunchy peach, bright berries and slight notes of fresh kumquat associated with touches of fresh grapefruit flowers as well as fine almost varietal hints / fresh sage and an iodine/saline hint. The palate is fruity, elegant, nicely juicy/bright and offers a nice purity of fruit, good energy, intensity in accuracy/mastery, precision, purity, sapidity, accuracy, race, delicacy, power in accuracy, smoothness, airiness as well as a nice fine grain and stretchiness. On the palate, this wine expresses notes of bright white peach, apricot and slight notes of juicy/pulpy mandarin associated with touches of quenette, a fine hint of pink lychee, lemon blossom and a hint of grapefruit. sweet pink with discreet hints of spice. Good length and persistence. A good job on the good bitters in the background. Presence of a subtle hint of fresh almond in the background.

Note (Score): 18.25/20

Note (Score): 97/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 02/2023

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

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

Type (Kind): Blanc sec (Dry white)

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

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)

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