Dark ruby color, ripe black currants, violets and vanilla, spicy, oaky scents. The wine has great finesse and a parti...Read more...
Food Pairings for Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac France Premier
Dark ruby color, ripe black currants, violets and vanilla, spicy, oaky scents. The wine has great finesse and a particular softness imparted by the Merlot. It tends to be firm yet delicate and supple, great elegance develops with age.The vineyard was at one time owned by Alexander de Segur, proprietor of Chteaux Latour and Calon Segur. Lafite became public property in 1794, after the owner (the President of the Parliament of Guyenne) had been guillotined in the Revolution. After changing hands a few more times, the Rothschild family acquired the property when it was put up for auction in 1868 and remain the owners today. The second label of Lafite Rothschild is Carruades de Lafite.
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