1996, Carruades Lafite

Pauillac, Bordeaux, France

(Priced at per bottle)


Score: 86 - 88

Drinking Dates: 2000-2020

Critic: Robert Parker

Tasted: 23-Feb-1998

Their second wine, the 2005 Carruades de Lafite, shows much of the character of its bigger sister, with loads of red and black currant fruit, spice box and earth. Medium-bodied, with soft tannins, this precise, pure and seductive wine should be drunk over the next 15-20 years.