2006 Chateau Lafite-Rothschild
Robert Parker"One of the fabulous surprises, although I had suggested last year that it could jump in quality, of my tastings, the 2006 Lafite Rothschild is a great, great wine made from a blend of 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot, and 2% Petit Verdot. When I tasted it from barrel, it reminded me of their successful 1988, but it is dramatically superior to that vintage. Frankly, it may turn out to be as good as the 2005, which in all of Bordeaux is a far greater vintage than 2006. Lafite’s severe selection ...
Vintage ChartRating for France-Bordeaux-Pauillac: 87 (average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>