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Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste Red Bordeaux Blend Pauillac 2011

Winemaker's Notes:

"Overall, this is an elegant effort from Xavier Borie. A dark ruby/purple hue and a classic nose of smoky black currants and flowers are followed by a medium-bodied wine with more finesse and elegance than the blockbuster style seen in great vintages. Excellent vibrancy as well as definition. Enjoy it during its first 10-15 years of life." -Robert Parker Wine Advocate*We will notify you on arrival summer 2014.*

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: AOC Fine Wines
05/06/2010

Lovely dark and purple color. Discreet and fruity nose. Smooth on entry the wine develops woven offering a fine fatness on the palate. Nice finish made of ripe tannins and normal length. Jean-Marc Quarin - www.quarin.com


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/22/2012

The 2011 Grand Puy Lacoste is a blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon and 22% Merlot. It has a slight subdued nose that demands some coaxing and eventually, perhaps reluctantly offers aromas of blackberry, wild hedgerow, sous-bois and damp tobacco. I find ... Neal Martins Wine Journal. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 Grand-Puy-Lacoste 6000ml



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"Overall, this is an elegant effort from Xavier Borie. A dark ruby/purple hue and a classic nose of smoky black currants and flowers are followed by a medium-bodied wine with more finesse and elegance than the blockbuster style seen in great vintages. Excellent vibrancy as well as definition. Enjoy it during its first 10-15 years of life." -Robert Parker Wine Advocate*We will notify you on arrival summer 2014.*

Dietary Information: Organic

Wine Specs:

Sugar: 750 ml grams per liter

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