Lafite Rothschild 1989

RegionBordeaux
SubregionPauillac
ColourRed
TypeStill


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Tasting Notes

Score: 90Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book (4), December 2003

Score: 90+Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book (3), November 1998

This medium ruby-colored, medium-bodied wine reveals new oak in the nose and a spicy finish. It is a quintessentially elegant , restrained, understated style of Lafite. Aticipated maturity:2000-2035

Score: 90Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (109), February 1997

Wonderfrul berry and tobacco character, with chocolate and cedar. Full-bodied, yet elegant and silky. Beautifully long. This is always outstanding, but sometimes overlooked. '89/'90 Bordeaux non-blind horizontal. Drink now.

Score: 94James Suckling, Wine Spectator, February 2005

Score: 94James Suckling, Wine Spectator, May 1999

Score: 95James Suckling, Wine Spectator, March 1992

Score: 99James Suckling, Wine Spectator, November 1991

Score: 18Farr Vintners, September 2004

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