Carruades de Lafite 2019

Carruades de Lafite 2019

Region: Pauillac, Bordeaux

Blend: 68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot,  5% Cabernet Franc



Chateau Carruades de Lafite 2019 is a remarkable red wine with expressive aromas of blackcurrant, blackberry, graphite, cedar, and tobacco. The wine's bouquet is complex and alluring, showcasing the depth and richness of the fruit and the underlying terroir. On the palate, Chateau Carruades de Lafite 2019 is powerful, with a full body and a velvety texture. The flavors are intense and concentrated, with layers of dark fruits, cassis, licorice, and hints of spice. The wine's tannins are refined and well-integrated, providing structure and balance, while the acidity adds freshness and vibrancy. The finish is long and lingering, with a harmonious blend of fruit, spice, and earthy nuances that linger on the palate. This vintage showcases the exceptional quality and complexity that Chateau Lafite Rothschild is renowned for, displaying the artistry and finesse of Bordeaux winemaking at its finest.

Robert Parker - 92 Points

"The 2019 Carruades de Lafite is rich and expansive, bursting with aromas of ripe berries, violets, spice box, cedar and cassis. Medium to full-bodied, ample and fleshy, it's broad and generous, with a more exotic, extravagant profile than the grand vin but also levels of concentration and character that exceed what was the case a decade ago. In recent years, Lafite has actually ripped up parcels that routinely never made it into the grand vin—and the grand vin now includes more and more Cabernet Sauvignon. Even if Carruades now contains less Merlot than was historically the case (27% in 2019), I suspect it's benefiting from the inclusion of Merlot that would have formerly made it into the assemblage of Lafite itself."