White - Sparkling

N.V. Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) Champagne Blanc de Blancs


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Drink between 2012 - 2018
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Community Tasting Notes 10

  • GJohnson wrote: (92 points)

    December 21, 2014 - Gave to the Kerwins for the Kerwins Christmas December 21, 2014

  • Paul S wrote: (90 points)

    November 18, 2014 - Dim Sum Club at Royal Pavilion (Royal Pavilion, Park Regis Hotel, Singapore): Very pleasant. There was something sake-like on the nose, a certain clean, ricey note to go alongside neutral white fruit scents and a light, minerally accent. Like the nose, the palace rather zen - very clean, impeccably balanced, with a good depth of white fruit and a just a twist of lime zest at the finish. All very nice proportions here - fresh without being aggressively zippy, fine yet creamy mousse, good length, good depth, went great with dim sum. It was perhaps all just a little to neat and a tad simple and unexciting. Otherwise, this was a great way to start the meal.

  • acyso wrote: (88 points)

    June 27, 2014 - HDH auction tasting at Tru; 6/27/2014-6/28/2014 (Chicago, IL): A very seductive nose with some caramel and baked green apple notes. The palate has moderate intensity with a prominent note of licorice. Quite good, but I feel this is lacking a bit of complexity, and there's really nothing in this wine that's out of the ordinary. You can do so much better at this price.

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  • Walu Likes this wine: (92 points)

    December 2, 2013 - 高比例的「Chardonnay」釀造出的一種很有氣勢的大型香檳風格,初入口的口感結構很莊嚴,氣泡溫和穩定,展現白中白的嚴肅感,這應該就是羅斯柴爾家族形塑的帝王形象吧!酸度頗為明顯,讓酒體與香氣十分持久,尤其可以感受在喉嚨所留下香檳酒氣,這款酒很明顯地散發出Chardonnay葡萄釀製香檳時所散發出的帶有礦石感的葡萄香氣。香氣部分是明顯而優雅的花香,並帶有些微柑橘,入口結構有如白色殿堂,清楚而準確,風格很純淨以白丘的Chardonnay葡萄香氣為主,乾淨!中後段風味更為雅緻細膩,酸度蠻高,很能支撐酒體強度與長度,呼吸後,酒風轉較柔媚,略帶干果風味,毫無苦味。這款無年份白中白香檳的結構很好,應該還有不小的陳年實力!


  • cliffkol wrote: (87 points)

    November 30, 2013 - Sunset Corners Champagne Tasting (Miami, FL): Too woodsy and smoky for my taste.

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  • By John Gilman
    May/Jun 2014, Issue #51, The Annual Champagne and Sparkling Wine Report: Augmented This Year By a Week on The Ground in Champagne, 5/1/2014

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    Dec-13, Issue #10167, 12/1/2013 (link)

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  • By Richard Jennings
    9/29/2014 (link) 91 points

    (NV Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) Champagne Blanc de Blancs) Light yellow color with steady, tiny bubbles; almond, brioche nose; creamy textured, almond, brioche palate; medium-plus finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage N.V.
  • Type White - Sparkling
  • Producer Barons de Rothschild (Lafite)
  • Varietal Chardonnay
  • Designation Blanc de Blancs
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Champagne
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Champagne

Community Holdings

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  • In Cellars 111 (67%)
  • Consumed 54 (33%)

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