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Smith Haut Lafitte 2012 (94JS) (750ML) FR Flag Future Arrival
Smith Haut Lafitte 2012 (94JS) (750ML)
95 WA 94 WS
95 Points, Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate: “The opaque bluish-purple 2012 Smith Haut Lafite offers up notes of licorice, graphite, blueberry and blackberry fruit, a medium to full-bodied mouthfeel, stunningly ripe, velvety tannins and a long, long finish. This is another sensational effort from the Cathiards that is perfectly balanced, complex, super-rich and pure. Drink it over the next 20-25 years.” "This is very deep and sensual for the vintage with blackberry, tobacco, chocolate, coffee and spice character. Full body, super-integrated tannins and a long, long finish. Superb for the vintage. Give it three or four years to come around but already gorgeous...94" JS 02/15 "The layered fig, boysenberry and blackberry pâte de fruit notes are buttressed by ample, yet polished and integrated, ganache coated tannins, while accents of black tea, ganache and tar course underneath. A really gorgeous display of fruit, showing terroir and cut on the finish...94" WS 01/15 "A brilliant success again, this blend of 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot is a medium-bodied, impressively concentrated wine with copious quantities of red and black fruits. Licorice, roasted herbs and a touch of background oak are present in this slightly precocious wine, which should be accessible when released...92-94" WA 4/13 "Dark, with a ganache frame to the black currant, plum and blackberry notes. Tarry finish is rather shut and stolid today, but there’s serious stuffing here. Long charcoal echo, too...91-94" WS 4/13
Product #: 373332

Bottle Price: $84.99Sale Bottle: $74.99
Case Price: $1,019.88Sale Case: $899.88



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