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2000 Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte (95 Points RP) Pessac-Leognan. No Reserve No Reserve


"A sensational effort and undeniably the finest wine to ever emerge from this estate,the opaque purple-colored 2000 offers scents of tobacco,camphor,graphite,creme de cassis,and licorice.This full-bodied,concentrated effort possesses low acidity,a multi-layered texture,tremendous intensity of flavor,and a persistent finish with considerable ripe,well-integrated tannin.This is a brilliant example of equilibrium and finesse,added to considerable power and flavor.Kudos to the Cathiards. anticipated maturity: 2008-2025".
(94 Points).

Robert Parker. (The Wine Advocate. #146. April 2003).

Robert Parker tasted this wine seven years later and upgraded its rating to 95 Points:-

"One can't say enough about this winery,which may still fly under the radar of most consumers.The fully mature 2000 displays gorgeous aromas of camphor,lead pencil shavings,unsmoked tobacco,plums,and black currants.With full-body,a velvety texture,and beautiful weight,richness and length,this superb wine should evolve,possibly improve for another 15 years.It's a beauty!".
(95 Points).

Robert Parker. (The Wine Advocate. #189. June 2010).

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These bottles were bought En Primeur via a UK wine merchant.Since arrival in this country,they have been stored in a purpose-built,temperature-controlled cellar.They are in immaculate condition,with wine fills into neck and labels and capsules in a pristine state.

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2000 Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte (95 Points RP) Pessac-Leognan. No Reserve, 2000

Quantity: 2, 75cl

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2000 Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte (95 Points RP) Pessac-Leognan. No Reserve


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