Carruades de Lafite Pauillac 2008 - Petite Cellars
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Carruades de Lafite Pauillac 2008

  • we92
  • ws87
Carruades de Lafite Pauillac 2008
$239.98
$215.98

SKU 42794

750ml

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Wonderful dense, shiny colour. Expressive nose of red fruit with pleasant smoky notes. On the palate, a clean, precise attack; the wine then becomes denser and lengthens in the mid palate. Very well-balanced and somewhat lively, with a silky finish.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region France, Bordeaux, Pauillac
Brand Carruades de Lafite
  • we92

Wine EnthusiastFirm tannins and great freshness, with a touch of bitter chocolate as well as spice and tight tannins. This second wine of Lafite is attractively fruity, easily lifting the weight of tannins.

Roger Voss, April 1, 2011
  • ws87

Wine SpectatorStill quite tight, with taut cedar, tangy damson plum and cherry pit notes around the edges, while the core of red cherry and fig has yet to fill in fully. There's a lean-edged finish as well. Might fill in a touch with cellaring, but a gamble. Drink now through 2014.

James Molesworth, March 31, 2011