Château Lafite Rothschild, Carruades de Lafite 2016 - Top Buy
"The most tannic and textured Carruades ever. Full-bodied, big and powerful. Very, very long. New style?"
Carruades de Lafite has an excellent track record for investment as shown by this Liv-ex graph, this shows the performance of the last 8 vintages.
Appellation - Pauillac
Owner - Rothschild family
First wine – Château Lafite Rothschild
50 to 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30 to 50% Merlot, 0 to 5% Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.
Decanting – 2 hours or more
Tasting temperature – 16-18 °C
Ageing in barrel for 18-20 months in new oak barrels
Annual production – 20,000 cases