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Chateau Grand-Puy-Lacoste, 5th Growth, Grand Cru Classe, 2016

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Chateau Grand-Puy-Lacoste, 5th Growth, Grand Cru Classe, 2016

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$269.00

3 in stock

Country: France
Region: Pauillac, Bordeaux
Wine Style: Red - Smooth & Supple
Grape Varietal: 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc

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Description/ Tasting Notes

Deep, bright crimson colour with aromas of intense black fruit which explode on the nose, underlining the character of perfectly ripe grapes whilst retaining an attractive mineral freshness. On the palate it is a lively style with crescendo of flavours, suave, dense and complex. Fine balance and freshness coupled with a long finish sustained by ripe tannins. 

Winery Info/ Brand



The history of Grand-Puy-Lacoste is fascinating in many ways. It is a family saga going back to the 16th century. The name Grand-Puy comes from the ancient term "puy" which means "hillock, small height". True to its name, the vineyard sits on outcrops with a terroir similar to that of the Médoc's first growths. Since the 16th century, the property has remained attached to a single family from generation to generation until 1920, before it is connected with another family in 1978 – the Borie.

Region Info/ Origin



Pauillac is home to several of the world's most famous wine and the region lies in an inauspicious small village in Médoc. Pauillac sprawls over the land size of about 8.8 square miles, is highly optimised for wine production and accounts for a rather disproportionate amount of fine, expensive wine in Bordeaux.
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