Château Smith Haut Lafitte Pessac-Léognan

Region
France - Bordeaux
Owner
Daniel and Florence Cathiard
Size
67 hectare
Established
1365
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Vines were first planted in 1365 on a gravel plateau called Lafitte. The estate has been owned and managed by Daniel Cathiard and Florence Cathiard since 1990.

The terroir consists of deep gravel with the top surface covered in smaller quartz pebbles. Below that, the soil contains sand and limestone. The vines are on average 38 years old.

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Château Smith Haut Lafitte rouge, , Château Smith Haut Lafitte

Château Smith Haut Lafitte rouge

Origin: Pessac-Léognan, Bordeaux, France

A clear vibrant intense dark red colour.

Very refreshing aromas of ripe cherry, raspberry and spice.

Well-balanced with good concentration, matter and maturity.

Fresh notes on the palate of strawberry and redcurrant, followed by liquorice, pepper and vanilla and finally mineral notes of flint.

Grape Variety
Cabernet Sauvignon 55%, Merlot 36%, Cabernet Franc 8%, Petit Verdot 1%
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

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