Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte Pessac Leognan Cru Classe – 2010

  • ready 2016 - 2035
  •  94/100
  •  France > Bordeaux > Graves > Pessac-Leognan

Wine Information

Region

France > Bordeaux > Graves > Pessac-Leognan

Producer

Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte

Type

Red

Grape

Bordeaux Red Blend

Advice

ready

Vineyard

Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte

Producer

Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte

Appellation

Péssac-Léognan

Designation

AOP

Classification

Grand Cru Classe

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Tasting notes

Robert Parker
Tasted: 01/02/2013
Drink: 2018-2058


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Tasted: 07/01/2013
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Tasted: 09/11/2015
Drink: 2013-2020


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Area under vines: 78 hectares
Soils: Gravelly soil from the Gunzian
Average age of the vines: 38 years
Planting density: 7500 to 10 000 vines/ha
Production: 120 000 bottles  a year for red wine. 38 000 bottles of white.
Ageing: in 60% new oak barrels for 18 to 20 months
Grape varieties:
  • Cabernet Sauvignon 60%
  • Merlot 30%
  • Cabernet Franc 9%
  • Petit Verdot 1%

The Chateau makes two other wines:
  • Les Hauts de Smith :
  • Grape varieties:
    • Merlot 55%
    • Cabernet Sauvignon 45%

  • Le Petit Haut Lafitte :
    • Grape varieties:
      • Cabernet Sauvignon 55%
      • Merlot 45%

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    Location

    Château Smith Haut Lafitte, Bordeaux Martillac, France
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