Reviewed on 2019-03-18
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Rating 91
Style Red
Blend , Cabernet Franc
Vintage 2016
Appellation
Bordeaux
France
ABV 13.5%
Price $34.00  Buy This Wine
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Dinner Parties, Treat Yo'self, Wine Geeks

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Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon , Merlot

Domaines Barons de Rothschild Lafite Legende Saint-Emilion 2016 Review

The Legende series by the Rothschilds is a nice way to introduce yourself to the regions of Bordeaux, not break the bank, see what you like, and then break that bank if you're so inclined. This is a more powerful expression of the Merlot based wines of Saint Emilion, but as it opens all the right aromas are there. The wine opens with red currant and cedar and a hint of blood pudding with violets. On the palate Cab Franc says hello with white pepper and shrub-land herbs (rosemary, thyme) balanced by well structured tannins and medium fruit depth. This wine can age for a while as well, making it a great entry into the wine of this region.

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Domaines Barons de Rothschild Lafite Legende Saint-Emilion 2016
The Legende series by the Rothschilds is a nice way to introduce yourself to the regions of Bordeaux, not break the bank, see what you like, and then break that bank if you're so inclined. This is a more powerful expression of the Merlot based wines of Saint Emilion, but as it opens all the right aromas are there. The wine opens with red currant and cedar and a hint of blood pudding with violets. On the palate Cab Franc says hello with white pepper and shrub-land herbs (rosemary, thyme) balanced by well structured tannins and medium fruit depth. This wine can age for a while as well, making it a great entry into the wine of this region.

Reviewed On: 03-18-2019
91
POINTS
Domaines Barons de Rothschild Lafite Legende Saint-Emilion 2016
The Legende series by the Rothschilds is a nice way to introduce yourself to the regions of Bordeaux, not break the bank, see what you like, and then break that bank if you're so inclined. This is a more powerful expression of the Merlot based wines of Saint Emilion, but as it opens all the right aromas are there. The wine opens with red currant and cedar and a hint of blood pudding with violets. On the palate Cab Franc says hello with white pepper and shrub-land herbs (rosemary, thyme) balanced by well structured tannins and medium fruit depth. This wine can age for a while as well, making it a great entry into the wine of this region.

Reviewed On: 03-18-2019