Le Petit Haut Lafitte 2017 (Pre-Arrival)

$32.95
In stock
Only 46 left
SKU
17548-2017

• Domaine: Château Smith Haut Lafitte
• Appellation: Pessac-Léognan
• Classification: Second Wine, Grand Vin de Graves
• Origin: Left Bank, Bordeaux, France
• Importer: Laguna Cellar

Tasting Notes

"Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, the 2017 Le Petit Haut Lafitte delivers a slightly broody nose of tar, new leather and truffles over an emerging core of warm plums, mulberries and boysenberries with a touch of anise. Medium-bodied, the palate offers loads of black cherries and savory hints with a plush frame and earthy finish." - Lisa Perrotti-Brown, The Wine Advocate, Ratings: 90, Drink: 2018-2028

 

"More serious, the 2017 Le Petit Haut Lafitte is a more Cabernet Sauvignon-dominated effort (60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot). It’s made to be a more ageworthy, structured wine, and it succeeds beautifully in the vintage, offering classic Smith Haut Lafitte-like notes of cassis, unsmoked tobacco, violets, and earthiness. Medium to full-bodied and nicely textured, it has the straight, focused style of the vintage and will benefit from 3-4 years of bottle age and keep for over a decade." - Jeb Dunnuck, Jebdunnuck.com, Rating: 90+, Drink: 2023--2034

 

More Information
Brand Château Smith Haut Lafitte
Shipping Weight 3.000000
Appellation Pessac-Léognan
Stock Status In Stock
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