Wine Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac AOC 1-er Grand Cru, 1989
Deep ruby color with terracotta shade on the edge of the glass, testifying to the Slow Wine.
The wine has an elegant texture and good acidity, balanced tones of minerals. Gorgeous bouquet reveals notes of cherries and plums, to which are added shades of chocolate, leather, cedar, graphite and undergrowth.
In sensual fragrance notes of black currant, interwoven with hints of hazelnut, tobacco, lavender and cedar.
Château Lafite Rothschild perfectly complement the dishes of red meat and game, whether medallions of beef, venison with berry sauce or lamb in herbs. As a gastronomic couple also well suited foie gras, truffles, smoked, stuffed poultry, Parma ham and mature blue 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 the luxurious Chateau Lafite Rothschild, whose name has become synonymous with prestige and respectability, and you'll discover a taste that does not leave indifferent even the most sophisticated palates. According to experts Château Lafite Rothschild 1989 is one of the best vintages of the estate and will be at the peak of development between 2009 and 2025.