Château Lafite Rothschild Pauillac Red Bordeaux Blend 1989

9.698 ratings on Delectable
$625

...Superb definition though The palate is very harmonious, with well knit tannins. Wild strawberry (from the 33% merlot) tobacco and cedar. Unmistakably Pauillac. Overall, showing more sophistication and focus than Mouton...Slightly more opaque than the Lafite 1990. This is much mellower on the nose, minerally, graphite, cedar and some black pepper. The palate has less richness and alcohol than the 1990, superb balance and more clarity and balance. Very minerally, cedary and burnt toast. This shows lovely restraint. A lovely Lafite, one that begs to accompany some Pauillac lamb. Neal Martin (eRobertParker.com)

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Ratings on Delectable

Genevieve Porter

Wow.

Wow.

10

Ed Thralls Delectable Pro

Owner/Winemaker Thralls, Director Flowers Winery,

Good time to drink. On the downswing

Good time to drink. On the downswing

9.0

Rachel Voorhees Delectable Pro

Christmas wine with Beef Wellington!

Christmas wine with Beef Wellington!

9.3

Robert McFarlane Delectable Pro

It was ok

It was ok

8.7