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FineWineCollector.com USD 109.00 750ml

Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste Red Bordeaux Blend Pauillac 1996

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

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 750ml

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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

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

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/20/2012

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 750ml



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