Pauillac is maybe the best appellation of Bordeaux with three premiers grands crus classés (1st great growth) out of 5. Pauillac has 18 grands crus classés in total! The great châteaux of Pauillac are Château Lafite, Château Latour and Château Mouton-Rothschild.

Pauillac wines generally have a lot of body, tannic and acid when they are young; they have an opulent bouquet with aromas of blackcurrant and cedar when they age.

Les Carruades De Lafite, Pauillac, Bordeaux, 2001
Chateau Lafite Rothschild
Les Carruades De Lafite 2001
Les Carruades De Lafite, Pauillac, Bordeaux, 2001  Lafite's second wine has improved in quality enormously in recent years and is always a good buy. A strict selection this year means that 43% of the crop at Lafite was used in the Carruades. The...