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Lot 85
Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2005, Graves Cru Classé (12)

Sold for US$ 1,240 inc. premium

Fine and Rare Wines

13 Sep 2019, 10:00 PDT

San Francisco

Château Smith Haut Lafitte 2005
Graves Cru Classé

(2 lightly scuffed labels)
owc
1 dozen bottles

"Reticent but pure aromas of plum, mocha and tobacco. This began sweet and dense but a bit sullen, then exploded with aeration to show sharply delineated flavors of plum, tobacco, hot stones and smoked meat. Wonderfully fat and full wine that spreads out on the back to saturate the entire palate. This makes the '07 seem peppery and high-pitched in comparison. Very long on the aftertaste." (93pts Stephen Tanzer, Vinous, May 2008)
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