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Chateau Smith Haut Lafite 1998 Grand Cru Classe

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12 7 £65.50 98 days ago
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closed 19/03/2019, 07:46 PM

Lot size: 1 bottle of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 1998 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Graves, Bordeaux, France
Fill level: Into Neck (IN)Question Mark Grape variety:

Recently purchased in OWC and bottles in perfect condition. Drinking so well right now and remarkably fresh for a 21 year old wine.

Best Price on winesearcher £92 per bottle inc taxes

Very good reviews on Cellar Tracker

https://www.cellartracker.com/m/wines/1276

95 points Wine & Spirits
No tasting note given. (4/2002)

93 points James Suckling
Now shows plums, earth and light chocolate character, and lovely balance. It’s full-to-medium-bodied with fine tannins and a very pretty finish. Just right now. Enjoy. (7/2013)

93 points Wine Spectator
Decadent aromas here, with meat, ripe fruit and spices. Full-bodied, with round, soft tannins and lots of spicy, earthy and leafy flavors. Long and rich. Give it a little more bottle age. This has always been excellent. —'88/'98 Bordeaux blind retrospective (2008). Best after 2010. (JS, Web only-2009)

90 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
A beautiful wine of symmetry, finesse, and elegance, this deep ruby/purple-colored offering reveals classic aromas of black currants, new wood, and scorched earth. This pure, medium-bodied, restrained, measured, graceful 1998 offers impressive overall symmetry as well as well-integrated tannin. Anticipated maturity: 2003-2018. (RP) (4/2001)

90 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
Medium red. Complex aromas of currant, tobacco and smoke. Dry-edged in the manner of the vintage, but vinous and precise, with subdued sweetness and solid structure. Finishes with firm but rather sweet tannins and very good length. A classic, elegant style of Smith Haut Lafitte. (6/2001)

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Bottle in perfect condition from OWC opened a few weeks ago. I have drunk a few bottles all of which have been great so thought I would sell a few for others to try!

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The wine can be collected: From postcode W3 7, London, United Kingdom
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Cost of delivery: £12 packed in air tube packaging Postage only to the uk
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