The General Wine Company - Carruade de lafite Pauillac 1995 - 750ml - Still Wine

Carruade de lafite Pauillac 1995 - 750ml

Carruade de lafite

  • £380.00


For bulk orders please do not hesitate to contact us - 01428 727744 or 01730 235923

Country:France
Region:Bordeaux
Sub-Region:Pauillac
Main Grape:Cabernet Sauvignon
Second Grape:Merlot
Third Grape:Cabernet Franc

Pauillac

Pauillac is probably the most famous village in Bordeaux. Located between St. Julien and St. Estephe, it has more of the top ranked chateau than the other four appellations of the Haut Medoc. This area has three of the five premier cru classe wineries: Lafite Rothschild, Latour, and Mouton Rothschild. There are two of the top second-growths (Pichon Lalande and Pichon Baron) as well as several outstanding fourth and fifth-growth chateaux including Lynch Bages. Because of the gravely soils and great drainage, Pauillac has the ideal conditions to grow great Cabernet Sauvignon. The wines from this village are some of the longest-lived in Bordeaux.


Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 I have noticed in my tastings that the second wine of Lafite-Rothschild, Carruades de Lafite, has improved over recent years. The 1995 is a 40% Merlot/60% Cabernet Sauvignon blend. It exhibits more of the trademark characteristics of its bigger sibling. Elegant, with spicy new oak, lead pencil, and creamy black currant fruit, this is a medium-bodied, finesse-styled wine with excellent purity and overall equilibrium. (RP)  (2/1998)


We Also Recommend