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Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste Red Bordeaux Blend Pauillac 1986

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"Always beautiful, this full-bodied '88 shows terrific fruit character and racy, silky tannins that are wonderfully knit together. Thoroughly satisfying.--1988 Bordeaux horizontal. Best after 2001...91"WS 11/98.

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: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/31/2012

Rich and cedary with concentrated flavor thats tight. Hints of currant and black cherry complement the ripe Cabernet fruit. Tannic finish; needs until 1996. Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 1986 Grand-Puy-Lacoste 750ml



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"Always beautiful, this full-bodied '88 shows terrific fruit character and racy, silky tannins that are wonderfully knit together. Thoroughly satisfying.--1988 Bordeaux horizontal. Best after 2001...91"WS 11/98.

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