Chateau Lafite Rothschild is usually better with at least 15 years of bottle age. Of course that can vary slightly, depending on the vintage character. Chateau Lafite Rothschild offers its best drinking and should reach peak maturity between 15 and 60 years of age after the vintage. Serving Chateau Lafite Rothschild with Wine and Food Pairings. Chateau Lafite Rothschild is one of only four classified first growths and thus the designation as 1st er Cru. The vintage rankings of the Universal Paris Exposition in 1855 officially gave Lafite the rating as “Leader among fine wines.”3.9/5(11).
Lafite has been declared the wine of the 2016 vintage by the trade in Liv-ex’s annual survey in what is also slated to be a successful campaign. Every year Liv-ex polls its global members to get Author: Rupert Millar. Lafite CEO Jean-Guillaume Prats called the gesture "a perfect demonstration of the friendship between France and the USA," in an email to Unfiltered. "1984 was a challenging vintage in Bordeaux where the Cabernet Sauvignon grape shined through in Pauillac, producing wines that are perfectly mature to drink now," added Prats.
The vintage rankings of the Universal Paris Exposition in 1855 officially gave Lafite the rating as “Leader among fine wines.” W hile the first known reference to Lafite dates to 1234 with a certain Gombaud de Lafite, abbot of the Vertheuil Monastery north of Pauillac, Lafite’s mention as a medieval fief dates to the 14th century. The Brand: Chateau Lafite Rothschild. Jul 06, 2019 · With a triple nod to the significance of the number eight in China, the Lafite team (who made much of their 2008 vintage Pauillac) originally wanted to hold the major launch for the Chinese wine trade on 8 August 2018 but have had to postpone it .