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Carruades De Lafite Pauillac Bordeaux Blend Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Cabernet Franc

$820.86 / case(6)



Chateau lafite rothschild’s second wine carruades de lafite presents similar characteristics to the grand vin but with its own personality linked to a higher proportion of merlot and to specific plots that are used to produce carruades. The name comes from the carruades plateau a group of plots acquired in 1845 just next to the vines on the chateau hilltop. Significant rainfall from november to february restored groundwater reserves which had already been substantially replenished by average or higher than average rain in 2012 and 2013. Temperatures remained above normal and the vines missed the hearty winter frosts; what we really wanted were about two weeks of crisp mornings with beautiful sunshine dry cold and no wind. But you cannot control nature! Bud break was early followed by uniform flowering during the first week of june spurred on by a rise in temperatures. As always the impact of the weather on the vineyard was our primary concern and our teams worked througho,,wine~french bordeaux red~france~~bordeaux~,2014,y,red,n 730,000000299175,1chateau ampelia cotes de bordeaux castillon bordeaux blend merlot cabernet franc [france],750ml,28,16. 81,201. 73,12,,y,the chateau ampelia 2014 a castillon cotes de bordeaux is vinified by francois despagne has a punchy black plum nose with tertiary scents from the 20% cabernet franc the remainder is merlot. The palate is medium-bodied with light tannins simple but crisp and clean with a cedar-tinged finish. Fine. Tasted twice.” – *84-86 /100 neal martin the wine advocate

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