• WA: 90

    Wine Advocate Score

    (95-97)

    Close
  • WS: 92

    Wine Spectator Score

    92

    Close
+ Add Critic Score

Submit a Critic Score

Score:

Name of Critic:

Close
MacArthur Beverages USD 129.00 750ml
Aabalat USD 181.65 750ml

Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste Bordeaux Blend 1996

Winemaker's Notes:

A concentrated wine of good color, Grand-Puy-Lacoste has enjoyed a solid reputation for big, durable full-bodied Pauillacs.

  • + My Wines

    My Wines

    Save in My Wines

    Add to Wishlist

    My Cellar

  • List It
  • Add Review
4.32 5 0.5
Average Rating Rate It Add
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste:
This estate has a history going back to the 16th century and passed through several families. The name 'Grand Puy' refers to the raised ground apon which the estate stands and 'Lacoste' is the name of a family who owned it during the 19th century and who built the Chateau at around the time it became a 5th growth in the 1855 classification.The Borie family,who already owned Ch... Read more
This estate has a history going back to the 16th century and passed through several families. The name 'Grand Puy' refers to the raised ground apon which the estate stands and 'Lacoste' is the name of a family who owned it during the 19th century and who built the Chateau at around the time it became a 5th growth in the 1855 classification.The Borie family,who already owned Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou in Saint-Julien,bought it in 1978 and began a long programme of improvements and renovations.There are 90 hectares in total but only 50 are under vine. There is a grand wine plus a second wine called 'Lacoste-Borie' that made its debut in 1982 Read less

Member Reviews for Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste Bordeaux Blend

Add your review
Snooth User: zzbear
37852765
5.00 5
12/14/2013

Spectacular medium bodied Pauillac, beautiful nose, beautiful attack, beautiful finish. Dark fruit and distant eucalyptus notes. Balanced. Special.


External Reviews for Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste Bordeaux Blend

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

This is unquestionably a profound Grand-Puy-Lacoste but it is excruciatingly backward. It reveals an essence of creme de cassis character which sets it apart from other Pauillacs. The wine is displaying plenty of tannin huge body and sweet black currant fruit intermixed with minerals and subtle oak. Massive extremely structured and with 25-30 or more years of longevity this immensely-styled Grand-Puy-Lacoste... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/22/2011

This is unquestionably a profound Grand-Puy-Lacoste, but it is excruciatingly backward. It reveals an essence of creme de cassis character which sets it apart from other Pauillacs. The wine is displaying plenty of tannin, huge body, and sweet black c... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1996 Grand-Puy-Lacoste 1500ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/19/2013

A seamless, pretty 96 claret. Extremely fruity aromas of plums and blackberries. Medium-bodied, with polished tannins and silky texture... Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1996 Grand-Puy-Lacoste 6000ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
06/20/2014

A seamless pretty 96 claret. Extremely fruity aromas of plums and blackberries. Medium-bodied with polished tannins and silky texture... Wine Spectator.



All Prices

Shipping to:

A concentrated wine of good color, Grand-Puy-Lacoste has enjoyed a solid reputation for big, durable full-bodied Pauillacs.

Photos

1 2

+ Add Image

Dietary Information: Organic

Wine Specs:

Sugar: 750 ml grams per liter

Best Wine Deals

See More Deals






Snooth Media Network