2016 Lafite Rothschild, 6x750ml
Lafite Rothschild 6x75
Availability: 4 weeks
Case size: 6 / Bottle size: 750ml
Critics Score: 99
Publication: Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, Wine Advocate
Drinking Dates: 2022-2066
The 2016 Lafite Rothschild is a blend of 92% Cabernet Sauvignon and 8% Merlot, with 15% of the press wine contributing to the blend this year. Deep purple-black in color, it slowly reveals the most gorgeous perfume of kirsch, lilacs, black raspberries and warm blackcurrants with underlying nuances of cigar box, rose hip tea, cloves, licorice and pencil lead plus a waft of garrigue. Medium-bodied and built like a brick house with a firm yet beautifully ripe, finely pixelated tannic backbone and seamless freshness supporting the amazing intensity of black fruits and floral layers, it finishes very long and provocatively perfumed.