1998 Chat Lafite Rothschild0 Ratings
1998 Chat Lafite Rothschild
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Robert Parker"A blend of 81% Cabernet Sauvignon and 19% Merlot, this wine represents only 34% of Lafite’s total harvest. In a less than perfect Medoc vintage, it has been spectacular since birth, putting on more weight and flesh over the last year. This opaque purple-colored 1998 is close to perfection. The spectacular nose of lead pencil, smoky, mineral, and black currant fruit soars majestically from the glass. The wine is elegant yet profoundly rich, revealing the essence of Lafite’s character. The tannin ...
Vintage ChartRating for France-Bordeaux-Pauillac: 87 (average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: too young, let it sit<br/>