2012 Château Lafite Rothschild


18 in stock

Appellation: Pauillac

Ratings: WE-96  JS-95  WS-94

Size: 750 ml

18 in stock


96    Roger Voss for Wine Enthusiast — CELLAR SELECTION
“Showing the serious side of Lafite, this is big and dark, powered by tannins as much as fruit. The wood aging is still showing, although that will integrate into the great structure that holds up the ripe black currant fruits. Totally dominated by some of the finest Cabernet Sauvignon in Bordeaux, this wine has strength while also having great freshness. Drink from 2024.” (5/2015)

95    James Suckling
“Superb structure for the vintage with blackcurrants, cedar, mushroom and sweet tobacco character. Full-bodied yet reserved and tight with an impressive density. Long finish.” (2/2015)

94    James Molesworth for Wine Spectator
“This has a dark, smoky edge from the start, with smoldering tobacco and grilled savory notes lining the core of steeped plum, macerated black currant and lightly mulled cherry fruit. Shows a loamy, smoky edge to the finish, with the tobacco hint peeking out. Has admirable range, depth and grip, with just a twinge of the vintage’s austerity lurking.” (1/2015)

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Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 3 × 3 × 13 in


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