Smith Haut Lafitte, Pessac-Léognan Rouge 750ml 2005

France, Bordeaux
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SmithHautLafittePessacLeognan200518122019
R2,950
Pessac-Léognan Rouge is available to buy in increments of 1

Critic Score

98
WA

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Tasting notes:
‘This sensational, opaque blue/purple-colored wine from Smith Haut Lafitte has a gorgeous floral nose with notes of graphite, blueberries, blackberries, and cassis that jump from the glass of this inky, very dense, yet strikingly pure wine. Light on its feet despite its stunning concentration and multi-layered mouthfeel, this wine has fabulous intensity, richness and length. Quite impressive, and still incredibly youthful, this is a superstar of the vintage, and capable of lasting another 25-30 years.’ – Robert Parker, Wine Advocate, 98/100

'Mulled blackberry, fig and black currant fruit leads the way here, as this has a richness that imparts appeal now, while ample bay leaf, tobacco and humus accents keep this grounded through the finish. Delivers a lovely mix of sweetness of fruit and mouthwatering savory notes.—Blind '01/'03/'05 Bordeaux retrospective (December 2017). Drink now through 2030.' – James Molesworth, Wine Spectator, 94/100
More Information
Bottle Size 750ml
Style Red
Country France
Rating WA 98
Drink To Drink or cellar
Price R2,950.00
Producer Smith Haut Lafitte
Region Bordeaux
Variety Bordeaux Blend
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