1970 Château Smith Haut Lafitte
39 Ratings
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39 Ratings
1970 Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2010 Vintage) Aromas of blueberries, blackberries and plums follow through to a full body, with velvety tannins and a fruity finish. Lots of mushroom and fruit undertones. Very polished. Such finesse yet structure to this young wine.

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Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2007 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2010
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast on 03/31/2009
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2003 Vintage) Rating: (90-92) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1990 Vintage) Rating: (85-86) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 81 on Jun-92
  • Decanter
    (From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 3/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Fullish yellow, still a hint cloudy. Rather green Sauvignon nose, grassy and very herbaceous, much better on palate, where the fleshiness of ripe fruit shows through. Still, a good, not great, example, with quite a bit of oak to slow up the fruit. (Tasted