Carruades de Lafite Pauillac 2000 - Carlo Russo Wine & Spirit World
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Carruades de Lafite Pauillac 2000

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Carruades de Lafite Pauillac 2000
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SKU 17053


An exceptional 2000 vintage, with deep color. It has an intense bouquet recalling blackberries and licorice, a supple and corpulent palate, with tight tannins and long finish.
Category Red Wine
Region France, Bordeaux, Pauillac
Brand Carruades de Lafite
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Wine Spectator"Wonderfully ripe and decadent, with tobacco, meat and ripe berry aromas, with hints of currants. Full-bodied, and very velvety, with unctuous fruit flavors. Long and exotic aftertaste. Terrific wine. Second wine of Lafite Rothschild. Best after 2010. 2,375 cases made."

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Wine Advocate"A brilliant second wine, the 2000 Carruades de Lafite (51.4% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42.3% Merlot, 4.9% Cabernet Franc, and 1.4% Petit Verdot), aged in 10-15% new French oak, shows wonderfully sweet lead pencil shavings intermixed with an elegant black cherry and cassis nose. A wine of tremendous purity, medium body, and the tell-tale Lafite elegance, this is a gorgeous wine to drink now and over the next 12-15 years."

Robert Parker