Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2016

Bordeaux

750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  667741
$244.85
DEC
97
Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2016 from LCBO
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    This is gorgeous, extremely ripe, tight, fresh and rich. It has clear, deep tannins and a thrilling tension that slices right through the ripe, autumnal fruit and teases out the finish. There are true layers to the wine, with flavours of cassis, liquorice and charcoal, demonstrating a reserved power that keeps on delivering. The tannin count is at a full 100IPT, a touch higher than in 2010 but they just float along, offering the perfect resistance and interest in your mouth. Technical director Fabien Teitgen used 10% stems in the vinification for 2016, utilising organic winemaking methods. The blend is 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 4% Cabernet franc and 1% Petit Verdot, aged in 60% new oak barrels. 3.6pH. Drinking Window: 2027-2050. Score - 97. (Jane Anson, decanter.com, April 2, 2017)

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    January 22, 2019
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    14%
    Made In:
    Bordeaux, France
    By:
    Joanne Bordeaux
    Sugar Content:
    5 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Varietal:
    Bordeaux

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    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    January 22, 2019
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    14%
    Made In:
    Bordeaux, France
    By:
    Joanne Bordeaux
    Sugar Content:
    5 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Varietal:
    Bordeaux
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