2003 Chateau Lafite Rothschild Pauillac Premier Cru

£1,050 (including all UK duties & taxes)

Availability: In stock

Producer Notes

Since M Rothschild was deprived of Premier Grand Cru status for his Chateau Mouton in 1855, he thought perhaps that he should buy Chateau Lafite in 1868, thus demonstrating that you can’t thwart a Rothschild.
During the 20th century, Lafite has been a little up and down with a notable dodgy patch in the 60s. In the last 30 years though, it has been consistently good. It is now the most expensive First Growth, partly due to its popularity in China.
The blend is over 80% cabernet sauvignon with the rest made up mostly by merlot.
There is a popular second wine known as Carruades de Lafite.

Delivery Notes

Please allow around 2 weeks for delivery of this wine.
Overseas deliveries can take longer.
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Vintage Notes

2003 was a very good vintage in Pauillac
2003 was a good but short-lived vintage in Bordeaux

Other vintages of Chateau Lafite Rothschild

1983 (in Magnum): £1700
1995: £905
2006: £780
2007: £785
2009: £860

Other wines from Chateau Lafite Rothschild

2019 Les Carruades de Lafite: £410

Product code: 1/24865
Weight 1.6500 kg
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