2004 Carruades de Lafite

Château Lafite Rothschild (Pauillac)


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Château Lafite Rothschild elaborates this 2004 Carruades de Lafite ($478.97), a red wine from the region of Pauillac that is made of petit verdot, merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc of 2004 and comes with an alcohol content of 12%. The 2004 Carruades de Lafite is the ideal red to combine with cheese and appetizers. Drinks&Co users reviewed this red wine with 4 of 5 points while renowned wine guides give the following ratings: robert parker: 89 and wine spectator: 87.

Technical sheet · Carruades de Lafite

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2004 Other vintages
Appellation:Pauillac (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Lafite Rothschild
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP89WS87
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Pairing: AppetizersCheese
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12%

Description · Château Lafite Rothschild

2004 Carruades de Lafite (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot)

Carruades is the second label wine produced by Chateau Lafite-Rothschild. After fermentation and maceration, the wines are tasted, selected and put together according to their different qualities. This step is very important because this is where we make the difference between the great "Lafite" and the second wine "Carruades de Lafite". The wines are drained off into oak barrels. We use 100% new barrels for the ageing of Lafite. The year after, these same barrels will be used for the Carruades.

Château Lafite Rothschild

While the first known reference to Lafite dates back to 1234 with a certain Gombaud of Lafite, abbot of the Monastery of Vertheuil north of Pauillac, Lafite as the existence of Medieval property is documented from the fourteenth century. The name Lafite comes from "la hite" Gascon language voice...

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Highlighted review about 2004 Carruades de Lafite

Cave Grands Vins

Posted on at 04.45


Château Carruades de Lafite 2004

Carruades de Lafite, 2nd wine, vintage 2004 in 75cl Red wine from Bordeaux in Pauillac

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Charles Walcott

Posted on at 12.29

4 /5

Carruades de Lafite 2004

TASTING NOTES OF 2004 Les Carruades de Lafite:
- View: intense red
- Nose: intense, smoky
- Mouth: good body, soft and long finish

APPELLATION: Pauillac (France)
VINEYARD: Château Lafite Rothschild
GRAPES: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot

PAIRING: meats, cheeses
Maaike White

Posted on at 05.15

4 /5

The Les Carruades de Lafite 2004 was superb

Grand Cru Store

Posted on at 15.55

4 /5

Carruades de Lafite 2004

Sweet, crunchy, savory, black cherry, and raspberry fruit along with hints of road tar, spring flowers, and a touch of minerality

VINEYARD: Château Lafite Rothschild

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Reviews about Carruades de Lafite 2017

Laureen Thomas
Laureen Thomas


Château Lafite Rothschild Carruades de Lafite 2017
The raspberry aromas are quite present. Distinctive oxidation notes on the palate.
The Château Lafite Rothschild Carruades de Lafite has a special body.

Reviews about Carruades de Lafite 2016

Jessica Barker
Jessica Barker


First of all, you'll perceive a raspberry flavour. Carruades de Lafite was ok, the kind of my taste.
I would recommend this and the other vintages of this 2016.
Stella Osmar
Stella Osmar


TASTING NOTES OF 2016 Carruades de Lafite:
- View: Red concentrate.
- Nose: aromas of very concentrated black fruit and snuff.
- Mouth: quite sophisticated (a great representation of the terroir) with fine and well integrated tannins. Freshness and accuracy.


GRAPES: 44% Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot 9%, 5% and 2% Cabernet Franc Petit Verdot.