Source: Issue 259 End of February 2022, The Wine Advocate; Issue Date: 1st Mar 2022 (RP-93)
The 1999 Lafite Rothschild is entering adolescence and beginning to show very well after an hour in the decanter. Offering up aromas of rich dark fruit mingled with cigar box, loamy soil, spices and subtle animal top notes. Medium to full-bodied, muscular and concentrated for the vintage, with lively acids and still rather youthfully assertive tannins, it’sa fine effort that would rate higher if it displayed greater aromatic purity.
Drink Date: 2009 – 2039