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109 Ratings
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste Pauillac 5ème Grand Cru Classé

Wine Details

Region

PauillacBordeauxFrance

Wine Description

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

    almost 8 years
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    WA 93 WS 92

    over 5 years
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  • Robert Parker
    "The 2000 Grand Puy Lacoste is even better than such recent vintages as 2005 and 2009. A broad, classic, large-scaled effort, it boasts a deep blue/purple color as well as tell-tale notes of creme de cassis, subtle smoke, flowers, and unsmoked tobacco. Powerful, full-bodied flavors have shed a lot of tannin, but they remain relatively youthful. This is a young adolescent, broadly flavored Pauillac with an enticing texture as well as abundant richness and fruit. It can be enjoyed now, but promises...
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