ready-improve2014 Château Smith Haut Lafitte, Pessac-Léognan

Product: 2014-0750-00-8011879
  • Wine Advocate
    93/100
  • Ready, but will improve

Description

The 2014 Smith-Haut-Lafitte has a fragrant mulberry and strawberry scented bouquet with cedar and subtle undergrowth scents emerging with time. There is something almost Musigny-like here (written as a complement incidentallywhy not be compared to the greatest Burgundy Grand Cru?). The palate is medium-bodied with a soft and mellow opening. Quite spicy in the mouth with leather-tinged fruit on the open and inviting finish, there is something very approachable about this Smith-Haut-Lafitte, though like the 2014 Pape-Clement, it contains the substance to drink well over 10-15 years.
Neal Martin - 31/03/2017
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{color} Red{color}                                                              
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Bottle Price 75 cl $650
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