I really like the wines selected for evaluation and the points awarded by the Bordeaux Wine Experience to these 2010 First Growth Bordeaux Wine
2010 First Growths: my verdict
Chateau Lafite Rothschild
Ronald and Decanter Magazine’s Steven Spurrier (R) agree while tasting First Growth Lafite Rothschild:
“How can one not give 20 points to a wine like this!”
Carruades de Lafite (18 points)
A intense purple color. A fresh interesting nose with crisp red fruit. An elegant wine with a great length and a good complexity.
Chateau Duhart Milon (18.5 points)
Complex nose with loads of fresh red fruit. In the mouth an excellent complexity with layers of fruit. Good balance and acidity and strong elegant tannins. Great length.
Chateau Lafite Rothschild (20 points)
A deep, dark concentrated color and a complex nose with some hints of herbs and violets. Impressive velvety tannins are very much present without being dominating. This wine has an incredible length. WOW Lafite did it again!
I hope you’ll enjoy reading this issue and I would love to get your feedback. (Ronald@BXWINEX.com).
Don’t drink anything I wouldn’t drink!
Cheers from Bordeaux,
Ronald Rens, M. Sc., Wine Master
Wine writer and President
The Bordeaux Wine Experience