2011 Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Château Smith Haut Lafitte (Pessac-Léognan)

RP91-93WS92-95RVF16.5B+D17.5

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The 2011 Château Smith Haut Lafitte ($110.40) is a red wine from Pessac-Léognan produced by Château Smith Haut Lafitte made of petit verdot, merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc of 2011. The 2011 Château Smith Haut Lafitte is the ideal red to combine with red meat and cheese. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users and with the following scores: robert parker: 91-93 and wine spectator: 92-95.
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Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte 2011, a great classic style of Bordeaux with a beautiful expression of the terroir with its notes of black fruit and mineral finish.

Technical sheet · Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2011 Other vintages
Appellation:Pessac-Léognan (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Smith Haut Lafitte
Volume: 75cl Other volumes
Score: RP91-93WS92-95RVF16.5B+D17.5
Grapes: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Pairing: AppetizersMeatCheeseRed meat
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Consumption Temp.: 16ºC
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Description · Château Smith Haut Lafitte

2011 Château Smith Haut Lafitte (Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot)

TASTING:

  • View: Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011 has a beautiful dark red color, brilliant.
  • Nose: Very fresh ripe red fruit (cherry, raspberry) and spicy notes. Then it reveals these ripe red fruits, but also dried herbs, licorice, cloves, star anise, hints of smoke,
  • Palate: balanced, great structure, delicate tannins and good acidity. Red fruits still dominate with a fresher notes (strawberry, redcurrant). Then comes spices (liquorice, pepper, vanilla) and finally some mineral notes of flint stone and pencil lead.

APPELLATION: Pessac-Léognan

VINEYARD: Château Smith Haut Lafitte

GRAPES: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot

AGING: Aged for 18 months in barrels, 60% new barrels

PAIRING: Meats, cooked in sauces, stews and game.

TEMPERATURE: 16 ºC

Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Our philosophy can be summarised in one sentence: to do out utmost so that everey vintage of our red and white wines reflects the full potential of our magnificent terroir. Our efforts range from increasingly organic vineyard management and slow natural fermentation of the grapes to ageing the...

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Posted on at 17.14

4/5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011

A characteristic climatology: "summer in spring, autumn in summer and summer in autumn"
Winter low in precipitation, cold temperatures
Significant rise in temperatures in February, leading to a very early bud break
Spring under exceptional conditions: drought and very high temperatures...
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Posted on at 22.07

4/5

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This wine from Château Smith Haut Lafitte smells like red fruit compote. A very well balanced red.
Nothing special this wine.
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Posted on at 05.55

4/5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011 was excellent

Posted on at 11.31

4/5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011

- Allergens: contains sulfites
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Posted on at 04.19

4/5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011

Château Smith-Haut-Lafitte 2011 Grand Cru Classé de Graves - Pessac-Leognan - Bordeaux
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Posted on at 04.22

4/5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011

Brand: CHATEAU SMITH HAUT LAFITTE | Classification: Cru Classé de Graves | Country: France | Bordeaux | Type: Red Wines | Vintage: 2011 | Volume: 75cl | Appellation: AOC Pessac-Leognan | Cru Classé...
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Posted on at 15.05

4/5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011

The Château Smith Haut Lafitte is located in the Pessac Léognan. The reputation of this Grand Cru is due to the richness of its soil serious Günziennes. The history of this property dates back to...
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4/5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011

Château Smith Haut Lafitte Is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Pessac-Léognan, ranked among the Grands Crus Classé in the Classification of Graves wine of 1953 and 1959. The winery and...
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Posted on at 16.51

4/5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2011

The year of the winemaker. Serious harvest began on September 15th with the Merlot Graves Günziennes tray Smith Haut Lafitte. We harvested earlier this week the young vines whose grapes fruity well...
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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2017

Peter Samuels
Peter Samuels

4/5

I bought it because it was recommended to me.
I thought that the Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc had a very light colour. Fresh lemon and apple aromas. This is what is called a fleshy wine.
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Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2015

Peter Samuels
Peter Samuels

4/5

The border colour was almost brown . It smells toasty. The taste of Château Smith Haut Lafitte doesn't go away quick.
I had the pleasure of taking it at a barbecue.
We tasted this wine at a wine...
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Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2014

Andrea Sanders
Andrea Sanders

4/5

It would go perfect with blue fish. A red which I enjoyed with my friends.
A Pessac-Léognan with brown edges. Strong aromas of pipe tobacco. A smoky touch remained in my mouth.
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Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2013

Sarah Carter
Sarah Carter

4/5

A red Bordeaux Cabernet Franc. You feel the vanilla smell. A nice woody flavour.
Perfect for starters and appetizers.
I took the Château Smith Haut Lafitte with my couple in a romantic plan.
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Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2012

Adam Smith
Adam Smith

4/5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte Bordeaux Pessacléognan 2012
Opaque cherry red. The finesse violet flowers. Quite light, but lovely.
Needs the right companion.
I shared an afterwork glass with some colleagues.
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