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Château Grand Puy Lacoste Pauillac 5ème Cru Classé France Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Cabernet Franc 2002

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Berry Bros & Rudd review: "Fine colour. Fine nose. Very concentrated. Lovely fruit. Lots of<br/>dimension. Very, very lovely. Classy and classic. Full, very wellcovered<br/>tannins. Lots of grip. This is already creamy-rich and silky. Complex and<br/>lovely and very fine. From 2012." (Clive Coates - The Vine -<br/>Jun-2004)

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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

Berry Bros & Rudd review: "Fine colour. Fine nose. Very concentrated. Lovely fruit. Lots of<br/>dimension. Very, very lovely. Classy and classic. Full, very wellcovered<br/>tannins. Lots of grip. This is already creamy-rich and silky. Complex and<br/>lovely and very fine. From 2012." (Clive Coates - The Vine -<br/>Jun-2004)

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