2010 - Ch Lacoste Borie Pauillac
Colour
Red
Producer
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste
Region
Pauillac
Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot / Cabernet Franc
Drinking
2016 - 2026
Case size
12x75cl
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2010 CH LACOSTE BORIE PAUILLAC - 12x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste
Region
Pauillac
Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot / Cabernet Franc
Drinking
2016 - 2026
Case size
12x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £536.14 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, April 2011,
    Score: 89-91

    This wine keeps getting better and better. It was so delicious in 2010 that we had to include it in our offer. Plump yet fresh with notes of black and red cherries, chocolate and violets, this is pretty yet succulent and notably well-balanced. Incredible value. RK

  • NM2

    Neal Martin, February 2013,
    Score: 89

    The Lacoste Borie has a fragrant bouquet of light redcurrant and wild strawberry fruit, interlaced with graphite and wild hedgerow. It is muted at first, but it unfurls nicely with aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannins, perhaps missing a little weight in the middle, but nicely balanced on the "classic" finish that has "gentleman’s club luncheon claret" written all over it. And there is nowt wrong with that.

  • NM

    Neal Martin, March 2011,
    Score: 90-92

    A blend of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc the Lacoste-Borie displays light briary and blackberry fruit on the nose, just a hint of cold black tea and truffle. Fine definition. The palate is quite supple on the entry, that Merlot adding a pleasant fleshiness to counter the precise Cabernet, a little short on the finish but very fresh and perhaps "clinical". Very lively and "classic". Drink 2016-

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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

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.