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?"

James Suckling, April 4th 2017

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

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