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Auction: Fine and Rare Wines
was auctioned on: 13 November 2008
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Carruades de Lafite--Vintage 2000

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Estimate: £1,000 - £1,300
ca. US$1,533 - US$1,993
Price realised:  £975
ca. US$1,495
Lot number 385, Views: 36

Carruades de Lafite--Vintage 2000
12 bottles per lot
Carruades de Lafite--Vintage 2000 Pauillac The second wine of Château Lafite-Rothschild Tasting Note: A brilliant second wine, the 2000 Carruades de Lafite (51.4 Cabernet Sauvignon, 42.3 Merlot, 4.9 Cabernet Franc, and 1.4 Petit Verdot), aged in 10-15 new French oak, shows wonderfully sweet lead pencil shavings intermixed with an elegant black cherry and cassis nose. A wine of tremendous purity, medium body, and the tell-tale Lafite elegance, this is a gorgeous wine to drink now and over the next 12-15 years. Robert Parker Wine Advocate 146, April 2003. 12 bottles per lot

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine and Rare Wines
Date of the auction: 13 Nov 2008
Address: Christie's
13 November 2008, London, King Street