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Donnerstag, 04.07.2006 - Lafite Rothschild 2005

Heute konnten wir noch etwas 2005er Lafite-Rothschild nachkaufen.

Robert Parker [WineAdvocate #164]:
"The 2005 Lafite is a lighter-styled effort than I expected, but of course, this estate is renowned for its delicacy and finesse. After the world-beating, off-the-charts 2003, which is a modern-day clone of the 1959, the 2005 seems pretty and restrained, but very noble as one would expect. Remarkably, the alcohol is actually higher in 2005 than in 2003, topping out at 13+%. The final blend was 88.8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10.7% Merlot, and the rest Petit Verdot. Production represented only 40% of the harvest. The wine's dark plum/ruby/purple color is followed by Lafite's tell-tale aromas of lead pencil shavings intermixed with flowers, minerals, sweet berries, and black currants. Medium-bodied, quintessentially elegant and finesse-styled with high but ripe tannin, it is an impeccably pure, exceptionally well-made effort. Despite its obvious charm, my instincts suggest it will shut down after bottling."
Anticipated maturity: 2015-2050+.
93-96/100 Punkte

Château Lafite-Rothschild 2005 519,00 Euro
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