Chateau Lafite-Rothschild 2017 in OHK

859,00 €

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  • 97-99/100 Parker
  • 97-98/100 Suckling
  • 96-98/100 Wine Enthusiast

96 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 3,5 % Merlot, 0,5 % Petit Verdot. Rubingranat mit satter Mitte. Verströmt ein betörendes Bouquet nach frischen Waldhimbeeren, Lakritze und Preiselbeeren. Im zweiten Ansatz duftige Cassisblüten, Tahiti- Vanille und rotes Johannisbeerkompott. Am facettenreichen Gaumen eine unglaubliche Finesse und Präzision mit reifem, süsslichem Extrakt und einer perfekt stützenden Frische, alles ist an seinem Platz. Im gebündelten Finale mit einer katapultartigen Fortsetzung des apart-feinen Aromenpaketes. Ein Violinkonzert der Extraklasse! Wie im letzten Jahr der Beste von den drei 1er Crus aus Pauillac. 19+/20 WEINWISSER

This is a youthful tumble of warmed black currant, fig and blackberry paste flavors, entwined with bay leaf, tobacco, savory, lilac, smoldering charcoal and warm cast iron notes. Terrific stony minerality zips everything up for now, but riveting acidity and excellent energy should carry this easily in the cellar. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot. Best from 2025 through 2040. 16,000 cases made. — JM WINESPECTATOR

his wine is poised, gathering freshness and good acidity in the same structured container as the pure black-currant fruits. With 97% Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine has a classicism about it: fruity and structured at the same time. Drink from 2024. WINE ENTHUSIAST

Deep ruby in colour but not so inky as to be impenetrable - that is not their style. Nose subdued at first, but on the palate it unfurls to show violet edging and rich but well defined black fruits. Lafite never tries overly hard to please everyone in its early years, and this will take some time to open up. There is plenty of concentration - there are hefty tannins but they are so finessed that you don't feel them at first. It will almost certainly take a full ten years to reach its drinking window, unlike many in 2017. Its 97% Cabernet Sauvignon means a lot of the power is implied at this point, with only a hint of Merlot to soften and gently layer up through the palate. Extremely impressive. A yield of 40hl/ha, only very lightly affected by frost. 99% new oak. 3.75pH. DECANTER

Deep and typical on the nose with blackcurrants, black tea, leather and graphite. The aromas draw you down to the palate. Full-bodied, creamy and beautiful with extremely polished, refined tannins. Yet, it’s powerful and long. Highest percent of cabernet sauvignon ever. Juicy and almost exotic, but very tidy with ripe tannins. Try after 2025 and onwards. JAMES SUCKLING

During en primeur, the 2017 Lafite-Rothschild was one of the most impressive wines of the Left Bank. Today, it is equally impressive. An ample, richly constituted wine, the 2017 is an unusually dark, somber Lafite, with a percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon that is among the highest ever here. There is a sort of monastic sense of austerity that gives the wine its impression of reserve. Dark cherry, plum, chocolate, licorice, spice and menthol develop in the glass, but it will be many years before it awakens. Readers will have to be patient but there is a lot to look forward to here. Like many of his colleagues, Technical Director Eric Kohler opted for gentle extractions and incorporated a relatively high amount of press wine (16%) into the blend. Those are merely details, though, because the 2017 Lafite is stellar. ANTONIO GALLONI

This most graceful of the First Growths is brimming with luster, tranquility and refined textures. The wine glides in discreetly, slowly building intensity as it expands on your palate while quietly and effortlessly moving from sweet red fruits to darker plums and cherries. There is a flawless ascendancy here with length, purity of fruit and balance. This is a wine of finesse. Produced from a blend of 96% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3.5% Merlot and .5% Petit Verdot, the wine reached 12.8% alcohol with a pH of 3.75. The Grand Vin represents 40% of the harvest, which took place September 11 to September 29. THE WINE CELLAR INSIDER

Tiefdunkles Rubingranat, violette Reflexe, zarte Randaufhellung, feine Herzkirschen, ein Hauch von Gewürzen und Edelholz, facettenreiches Bukett. Frischer Körper, rotbeerige Textur, zart nach roten Johannisbeeren, finessenreiche Struktur, seidige, integrierte Tannine, mineralisch-salzig im Abgang, ein delikater Old School Lafite, lange anhaltend, leichtfüssiger denn je, gutes Entwicklungspotenzial. FALSTAFF

The grand vin 2017 Chateau Lafite-Rothschild checks as a Cabernet Sauvignon-dominated blend that includes just 2.5% Merlot and less than 1% of Petit Verdot, brought up in new French oak. It shows the classy, elegant style of both the vintage and the estate, revealing a ruby/purple hue, complex notes of red and black currants, lead pencil, and cedary herbs, medium-bodied richness and depth, and both present tannins and acidity. It checks in behind the 2015 and 2016 yet is nevertheless a classic Lafite. It will benefit from a decade of bottle age and keep for 30 years or more. JEB DUNNUCK

Composed of 97% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2.5% Merlot and 0.5% Petit Verdot, the 2017 Lafite Rothschild is deep garnet-purple colored. It opens slowly, cautiously with restrained notes of chocolate-covered cherries, mulberries, warm blackcurrants and wild blueberries, followed by emerging notions of smoked meats, fragrant earth, crushed rocks and lilacs with touches of cast-iron pan and Marmite toast. Medium-bodied, the palate is deceptively light and quite ethereal on entry, growing in the mouth to reveal elegant layers of energetic red and black fruits with tons of savory accents. Framed by exquisitely ripe, wonderfully fine-grained tannins, it has exhilarating freshness and a very long, hypnotically perfumed finish. On a final note, the alcohol here is a jaw-dropping 12.5%, which is something of a miracle considering the ripeness of the Cabernet. A total head-turner, I cannot wait to follow the development of this wine! Robert Parker

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Allergene: enthält Sulfite
Basis: Cabernet Sauvignon
Farbe: Rot
Jahrgang: 2017
Alkoholgehalt: 12,5 % vol
Herstellungsland und -region: Frankreich
Region: Bordeaux
Rebsorte(n): Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Petit Verdot Cabernet Franc
Volumen: 750 mL
Weintyp: Rotwein
Lebensmittelspezifikationen: Alkoholhaltig
Abfüller: Château Lafite Rothschild, Frankreich
Artikelgewicht: 0,95 Kg
Inhalt:0,75 l
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