Product Overview

Overall rating:

Points 96

Product:

Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2015

Producer:

63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot. Organic. A wonderful wine of great impact and rich, grippy tannins but the density imperceptibly lightens towards the finish so you are left with the impression of freshness even though the liquorice, black cherry and cassis flavour persists. Smith Haut Lafitte has clearly stopped chasing the ripest fruit, instead going for the most aromatic, at perfect phenolic maturity. 3.7pH, 65% new oak.
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Details

Cru:GCC
Drinking Window:2025-2040
Taster:Jane Anson
Appellation:Pessac-Léognan