2002 Chateau Lafite Rothschild [WS95][WA94][D93]

Bordeaux Red Blend
2002 Chateau Lafite Rothschild

2002 Chateau Lafite Rothschild [WS95][WA94][D93]

Bordeaux Red Blend
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Producer: Chateau Lafite Rothschild 
Region: Pauillac, Bordeaux, France 
Blend: Bordeaux Red Blend 
Year: 2002 

Wine Spectator, 95 Points 

"Bubbling over with crushed berries, currants and spices, with tobacco notes. Beautiful. Full-bodied, with gorgeously velvety tannins and a long finish of pretty fruit. This is a racy yet elegant Lafite. Classy. *Collectible*

Wine Advocate, 94 Points 

"A brilliant offering and a candidate for wine of the vintage, this is classic Lafite that reminded me somewhat of the 1976, although the vintage conditions were completely different. This is a medium-weight, quintessentially elegant style of Lafite with notes of lead pencil shavings/graphite along with black currants, plums, and crushed rocks/mineral. Wonderfully pure, dense, with a deep ruby/purple color and loads of fruit, definition, and a long finish, this is a brilliant, elegant Lafite Rothschild that builds incrementally in the mouth and has more power and density than it initially seems."

Decanter, 93 Points 

"This has still-tight tannins and remains deep in colour, with just the very beginnings of whispering its age. After a few minutes in the glass, cigar notes curl up and out, followed by beautifully elegant, savoury-edged black fruit and tea leaf notes. This was extremely austere at first, but it's now beginning to soften and is likely to develop similarly to the 1999, which makes it one to watch. Will reward further cellaring." 

Alcohol: 12.5% 

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