2010 Ch Grand Puy Lacoste 5ème Cru Pauillac

Colour
Red
Producer
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste
Region
Pauillac, Red Bordeaux
Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Drinking
2022-2040
Case Size
6x150cl
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2010 Ch Grand Puy Lacoste 5ème Cru Pauillac
Colour
Red
Producer
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste
Region
Pauillac, Red Bordeaux
Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Drinking
2022-2040
Case Size
6x150cl
Available Now

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Case price

£850.00 (Ex. VAT)

Qty
(5 in stock)

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Tasting Notes

Goedhuis, April 2011, Score: 94-96

Grand Puy Lacoste is absolutely spectacular in 2010. But, every vintage since 2005 has hit the nail on the head with its velvety structure, incredible balance and finesse. Mouthfilling with lots of black cherries, violets and roasted coffee, the 2010 is intriguing yet also more backwards than it first lets on. But with time, this will be wonderful. One of our wines of the vintage. RK

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Producer

Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste

Grand Puy Lacoste sits on top of one of the steepest slopes in Pauillac, a whole 16 metres above the main flatlands! Hardly Himalayan, but the extra 16 metres of pebble-enriched soil results inparticularly excellent drainage. François-Xavier Borie is at the helm of this very impressive château which was purchased in 1978 from Monsieur Dupin.

Region

Pauillac, Red Bordeaux

Due south of St Estèphe lies the appellation of Pauillac, the king of Left Bank communes. It is home to three first growths as well as a plethora of other classified growths. Pauillac's renowned well-draining, gravelly soils enable its dominant grape Cabernet Sauvignon to reach fantastic heights of complexity and concentration. As a result, Pauilac's wines tend to be full-bodied with compact tannins and good freshness. Its aromatics are often what one associates with classic Bordeaux: pencil shavings, black currant and occasional mint. Some of the most famous châteaux of the commune are Latour, Mouton Rothschild, Lafite Rothschild, Pichon Baron, Pichon Lalande and Lynch Bages.

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