Château Lafite Rothschild (Pauillac)
Château Lafite Rothschild is the maker of this 2004 Carruades de Lafite ($532.35), a red wine from Pauillac vinified with petit verdot, merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc from 2004 and has an alcoholic strength of 12%. The 2004 Carruades de Lafite pairs excellently with cheese and appetizers. According to Uvinum users, this red wine earns 4 out of 5 points and with the following scores: robert parker: 89 and wine spectator: 87.
Technical sheet · 2004 Carruades de Lafite
- Type Of Wine:
- red wine
- 2004 Other vintages
- Château Lafite Rothschild
- 75 cl
- Contains Sulfites
- Alcohol Vol.:
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Description · Château Lafite Rothschild
2004 Carruades de Lafite (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot)
Carruades is the second label wine produced by Chateau Lafite-Rothschild. After fermentation and maceration, the wines are tasted, selected and put together according to their different qualities. This step is very important because this is where we make the difference between the great "Lafite" and the second wine "Carruades de Lafite". The wines are drained off into oak barrels. We use 100% new barrels for the ageing of Lafite. The year after, these same barrels will be used for the Carruades.
Château Lafite Rothschild
While the first known reference to Lafite dates back to 1234 with a certain Gombaud of Lafite, abbot of the Monastery of Vertheuil north of Pauillac, Lafite as the existence of Medieval property is documented from the fourteenth century. The name Lafite comes from "la hite" Gascon language...
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Posted on 20/03/16 at 05.15
The Les Carruades de Lafite 2004 was superb
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