Chateau Chenu-Lafitte 1999

I'm afraid that this wine did not live up to its price or label. The first impressions were OK. Pull the cork, take a sniff, pour a glass and admire the colour and all looked promising.

On tasting though, my strongest impression was of a bitter aftertaste. That might appeal to some but not to me and I can get a lot more pleasure from some of the cheaper Bordeaux wines in Tengelmann.

Wine rating 5/10. Value rating -2


The details:
Chateaux Chenu-Lafitte Bordeaux 1999

Grand vin de Bordeaux

Appellation Bordeaux Superieur Controlee

Bottled at the Chateau

Euro5.62 from Tengelmann in Germany, April 2002.

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