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44 Ratings
Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste Pauillac
$130.99 USD
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Wine Details

Region

BordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(From 2002 Vintage) The blend for Grand Puy Lacoste has, once again a large proportion of cabernet sauvignon (82%) proving once more the potential of this vineyard to really express all the best characteristics and charm of the cabernet grapes. This wine has an impressive intense ruby red colour. The nose expresses ripe, concentrated black fruits, blueberries and blackcurrant liqueur, typically Grand-Puy-Lacoste, with a slight spicy, peppery note. On the palate the first impressions are of density and great precision, carrying on with ripe tannins, powerful and elegant. This possesses a beautiful balance and freshness with a long finish and an intense note of cocoa. We find in this wine the framework of the great vintages of Grand-Puy-Lacoste where the richness and complexity of the terroir, combine with the refined fruit and ripe tannins which are perfectly expressed.

Winemaker's Notes

This wine presents an intense ruby red color. On the nose, it is very tempting, powerful with blackcurrant aromas, notes of cherry jam, black fruits raised of licorice and spices, the all combined with the freshness of the ripe grapes. In the mouth, we discover a wine with a race shape with strong notes of spices and black fruits and with a very long length. The wine is perfectly ripe with full-bodied tannins but voluptuous and with a great balance. This wine offers the beautiful expression of the terroir of this very typical Pauillac wine.

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    chocolate, tobacco, dark chocolate, black berries

    over 5 years
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    WA 93 WS 92

    almost 3 years
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