1989 Lafite-Rothschild Bordeaux Blend

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  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 3L
  • WS 93
  • WA 90

Reviews for 1989 Lafite-Rothschild Bordeaux Blend

WS 93
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, February 2010
Subtle yet rich and decadent offering meat sweet berry and fresh leather on the nose. Full and very soft with velvety tannins and a long fruity finish. This has so much ripe fruit. Reserved and firm this is turning to a... Subtle yet rich and decadent offering meat sweet berry and fresh leather on the nose. Full and very soft with velvety tannins and a long fruity finish. This has so much ripe fruit. Reserved and firm this is turning to a very fine and shy Lafite. This is fresh and structured but still holding back. I wouldn't wait though.â_"'89/'99 Bordeaux blind retrospective (2009). Drink now. â_"JS
WA 90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 1997
...The 1989 Lafite is also outstanding but closed with the tannin more elevated and the wine so stubbornly reticent as to make evaluation almost impossible. Lafite's 1989 was far more easy to taste and understand several... ...The 1989 Lafite is also outstanding but closed with the tannin more elevated and the wine so stubbornly reticent as to make evaluation almost impossible. Lafite's 1989 was far more easy to taste and understand several years ago. It appears to have gone completely to sleep. This medium ruby-colored medium-bodied wine reveals new oak in the nose and a spicy finish. It is a quintessentially elegant restrained understated style of Lafite...