Wine Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac AOC 1-er Grand Cru 1986
This wine has a powerful, rich, full-bodied fruity taste with a long aftertaste.
The wine has a penetrating aroma with notes of cedar, chestnut, minerals and ripe fruit.
The wine goes well with meat dishes and cheeses.
The high quality of the famous wine Château Lafite Rothschild speak unnecessarily, as it is known to anyone who has the slightest idea of French wines. Just to say that according to the classification in 1855, this wine has become one of the five best red wines of Bordeaux Premier Grand Cru class and since then it occupies top positions in the hierarchy of the most prestigious wines in the world.
First wine Chateau Laffite was presented at the royal court Nicolas Alexandre de Segur in 1716 and created a furor in court circles of Versailles. It became known as the "King of Wine", and after some time it was served on the finest grand reception not only in France but also in Russia.
In 1868, Château Lafite Rothschild, Baron bought, which is very favorable effect on the further fate of the estate and as its first and second wines. Today, Château Lafite Rothschild is a 100 hectares of excellent vineyards located on the picturesque slopes Poyaka. The average age of the vines here is 40 years (because of this grape is created the first wine farm - Château Lafite Rothschild), but there are 80-year and 100-year-old residents.
Excellent quality wine is primarily due to the uniqueness of the terroir, which mainly consists of limestone soils. At Chateau born small harvests, but the grapes are rich in valuable microelements responsible for the aroma and flavor complexity of the wine. More recently, the term exposure Château Lafite Rothschild was 32-36 months, now it reduced to 18-20 months, but the wine is still stored in traditional oak barrels. In 1995, thanks to the efforts of Charles Chevalier and new technical team management quality wine Château Lafite Rothschild has reached a new, higher level that was achieved through ruthless selection of grapes, for now, only 30-40% of the crop is used to make the first wine estates. Thanks to this innovation today, Château Lafite Rothschild has even greater complexity, charm, elegance, and that is important for the great wines of Bordeaux - longevity! Try this luxurious wine, whose name has become synonymous with wealth, prestige and respectability, and you'll discover a taste that does not leave indifferent even the most sophisticated palates.
On the properties of wine Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1986 is similar to the vintages 1945 and 1949, and has great aging potential. You can drink now.