2012 Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc

Château Smith Haut Lafitte (Pessac-Léognan)

RP95WS94WE95RVF17

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The 2012 Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc ($116.15): a white wine from Pessac-Léognan produced by Château Smith Haut Lafitte that is made of cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc and merlot of 2012. The 2012 Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc is the ideal white to combine with red meat and cheese. Drinks&Co users evaluate this white wine with 4 out of 5 points while wine experts grade it as follows: robert parker: 95 and wine spectator: 94.

Technical sheet · Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2012 Other vintages
Appellation:Pessac-Léognan (Bordeaux,France)
Winery: Château Smith Haut Lafitte
Volume: 75cl
Score: RP95WS94WE95RVF17
Grapes: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
Pairing: AppetizersMeatCheeseRed meat
Allergens: Contains Sulfites

Description · Château Smith Haut Lafitte

2012 Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc (Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: 2012 Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc offers a vibrant bright, pale yellow with green hue.
  • Nose: The first nose, fairly quiet, offers delicate notes of white fruits and flowers. Through aeration nose notes to be very expressive, complex, rich, with an explosion of yellow fruit, peach, apricot, mango, citrus (grapefruit), sweet spices, star anise open and even a hint of caramel. This nose, both ripe and refreshing, perfectly reflects the good weather at the end of the ripening of the grapes.
  • Mouth: On the palate, the subtle balance between acidity and freshness of fruit maturity appears clearly to give the wine a harmony of maturity, wealth, power and vivacity.

Grapes: 90% Sauvignon Blanc, 5% Sauvignon Gris, and 5% Sémillon

CELLAR: Château Smith Haut Lafitte

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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Highlighted review about 2012 Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc

Mon Copain Caviste

Posted on at 17.14

4/5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc 2012

2012: A delicate climatology: "a very sharp vintage in terms of balance soil - plant" -Warm and rainy winter, cold in early February then significant rise in temperatures to March
-Earning early followed by a cold and wet month of April leading to a stop of growth of the vine
- Very favorable climatic conditions from May to September: one of the driest periods of the past decade with sums of temperatures close to 2009 and 2005
- Heterogeneous fermentation and superb conditions for ripening grapes in August and September
-September and October on the wire: great reactivity required for qualitative grape harvests.

More reviews about 2012 Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc

Ben Osmar

Posted on at 05.30

4 /5

The Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc 2012 is original

Vintage and co

Posted on at 08.35

4 /5

Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc 2012

Pale color, with green highlights fruity nose, fresh and minty Jolie into silky, then the wine develops stroking with taste, shine in the fruit, and a woody base underlying, but never tannic or dry, Fondant or oxidized, original, the wine finishes long and sappy with taste and splendor This is very good
Note 16 25/20 JM Quarin

Robert Parker: 95/100

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Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc 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.

Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc 2016

Lauren Scott
Lauren Scott

4/5

Great for romantic evenings.
The Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc is of a very pale yellow. Lemon and apple notes. It tasted good to me.
It was very good with chicken .

Reviews about Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc 2015

Laureen Thomas
Laureen Thomas

4/5

Good to take with fish. I was invited by a friend to try this Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc.
The Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc has a light yellow colour with bright highlights. Perfume of white flowers: jasmine, lilies .... An oil-textured wine.