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La Vie de Château EUR 87.50 750ml
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Ancient & Modern Wines GBP 90.00 750ml
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Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste Red Bordeaux Blend Pauillac 1985

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5ème Cru Classé

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

External Reviews for Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste Red Bordeaux Blend Pauillac

External Review
Source: SoDivin
05/06/2009

5ème Cru Classé


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/19/2012

Burly wine. Deep and dark-colored with an iron backbone of tannins. Plenty of licorice and fruit character. Needs time to come into harmony. Better after 1998.--The Bordeaux 50. -JS Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1985 Grand-Puy-Lacoste 750ml



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