Les Carruades de Lafite Pauillac – 2018

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  •  92/100
  •  France > Bordeaux > Médoc

Wine Information

Region

France > Bordeaux > Médoc

Producer

Chateau Lafite Rothschild

Type

Red

Grape

Bordeaux Blend Red

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Vineyard

Les Carruades de Lafite

Producer

Chateau Lafite Rothschild

Appellation

Pauillac

Designation

Classification

Cuvee Bottling


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Tasted: 02/05/2019
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Author: Antonio Galloni


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Tasted: 01/04/2019
Drink: 2024-2038


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Profile

Area under vines: 112 hectares
Soils: fine deep gravel, mixed with aeolian sand on a subsoil of tertiary limestone
Average age of the vines: 38 years
Production: 15,000 to 20,000 cases a year
Ageing: 18 to 20 months in 100% new barrels

Grape varieties:
  • Cabernet Sauvignon 80 to 95%
  • Merlot 5 to 25%
  • Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot 0 to 5%
Vintage 1961: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vintage 1994: 99% Cabernet Sauvignon 1% Petit Verdot


Second wine: Carruades de Lafite

Average Annual Production: 20,000 to 30,000 Cases

Grape varieties:

  • Cabernet Sauvignon 50-70%
  • Merlot 30-50%
  • Cabernet Franc 0-5%

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Name

Chateau Lafite Rothschild

Address

Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac, France

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Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac, France
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