Château Lafite-Rothschild

Classification First Growth
Appellation Pauillac
Owned By Les Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite)
Operated By Charles Chevallier
Annual production 16,000 cases
Typical blend 80 – 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5 – 20% Merlot , 0 – 5% Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot
Status Investment-grade.
Second Wine Carruades de Lafite can be investment grade in certain vintages
About Listed at the very top of the First Growths in the 1855 Classification, Lafite-Rothschild remains one of the most famous fine wines in the world.
Vintage Critic Score First Liv-ex Price Listed (£) Highest Price Listed (£) Lowest Price Listed (£) Drinking window
2014 J Suckling 97 – 98 2,834 4,578 2,740
2013 R Parker 87 – 89 2,896 4,700 2,480
2012 R Parker 91 3,900 4,730 3,015 2020 – 2035
2011 R Parker 90 – 93 5,493 5,493 3,250
2010 R Parker 98 11,950 11,950 5,300 2023 – 2073
2009 R Parker 99+ 11,400 14,250 5,700 2022 – 2072
2008 R Parker 98 3,300 14,250 3,016 2017 – 2052
2007 R Parker 94 2,550 8,200 1,900 2010 – 2030
2006 R Parker 97- 3,300 8,550 3,000 2014 – 2035
2005 R Parker 95 3,850 12,500 3,595 2015 – 2045

Source: Liv-ex – Market price at 21.09.17

   Denotes wines inside drinking window.

The Liv-ex Market Price: The prices quoted above are the Liv-ex published Market Price at the date noted. This is based on the cheapest 6 and 12-pack prices advertised by leading merchants in the EU.