Collector’s Series Chateau Lafite Rothschild 1989
France Bordeaux Pauillac
67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot
The earliest harvest since 1893, beginning at the end of August. Now considered an outstanding vintage of Lafite.
Total production: 151 cases. 95 points, Wine Enthusiast, Drinking Window Now-2037
Aromas of cassis, pencil shavings and violets. Elegant wine that is very textured with integrated tannins, black cherry, cassis and pepper. Lingering, long finish that you would expect with such an extraordinary wine.
Meat dishes: lamb, duck, veal, beef Also, roasted chicken, tuna and mushrooms