dana estates, helms vineyard cabernet sauvignon, rutherford 2012
JAMES SUCKLING
99

2012 dana estates, helms vineyard cabernet sauvignon, rutherford

Why We're Buying

Château Smith Haut Lafitte Blanc is always in demand. The white grand vin prominently features sauvignon blanc with dashes of Sémillon and sauvignon gris and retails for more than $125 per bottle. It's also appreciated 52.5% from 2017 to 2021.

Critics Scores

JAMES SUCKLING
99

James Suckling

Extraordinary aromas of metal shavings, black currants and hazelnuts. Turns to roses and violets. Full-bodied, yet subtle and refined with a polished piercing tannin backbone. This makes you want to drink it. Sexy and elegant. A triumph.