1983 Château Lafite Rothschild Pauillac
191 Ratings
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191 Ratings
1983 Château Lafite Rothschild Pauillac

Wine Description

(From 2003 Vintage) Dense purple-colored, with classic notes of graphite intertwined with melted licorice, creme de cassis, smoke, and flowers, it reveals extraordinary richness, opulence, power, purity, intensity, and viscosity.

Winemaker's Notes

Dark ruby color, ripe black currants, violets and vanilla, spicy, oaky scents. The wine has great finesse and a particular softness imparted by the Merlot. It tends to be firm yet delicate and supple,...

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    The dark ruby color is the first thing to catch my eye. One immediately can taste the black currant oaky and vanilla. Firm bodied and smooth.

    10 months
Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 88 on Aug-93