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Château Lafite Rothschild Pauillac 1986

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A firm, young wine. Dark ruby color. Intense aromas of …

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Jun 30, 2001

Summary

Grape

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon, native to Bordeaux, has thick blue skins, giving the resulting wines plentiful tannins and phenolics and making them particularly ageworthy. Over the past 50 years, Cabernet Sauvignon has spread to all of the New World's major winegrowing regions, and it remains one of France's most important grapes.

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Château Lafite Rothschild Pauillac 1986

A firm, young wine. Dark ruby color. Intense aromas of …

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Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Jun 30, 2001

Summary

Grape

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon, native to Bordeaux, has thick blue skins, giving the resulting wines plentiful tannins and phenolics and making them particularly ageworthy. Over the past 50 years, Cabernet Sauvignon has spread to all of the New World's major winegrowing regions, and it remains one of France's most important grapes.

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