Wooden Case Château Grand Puy Lacoste
This wooden case contains 1 Double Magnum, 2 Magnums and 4 bottles.The history of Grand-Puy-Lacoste is fascinating in many ways. It is a family going back to the 16th century. The name Grand-Puy, already mentioned in the Middle Ages, comes from the ancient term "puy" which means "hillock, small height". True to its name, the vineyard sits on the ground with Medoc's first-growths. Since the 16th century the property remained attached to a single-family from generation to generation, before connecting with another family in 1978-the Borie.
"This full-bodied red builds on the palate in a fantastic way with tight, compact tannins that grow and grow on the finish. Plenty of blackcurrant and graphite character and a flavorful finish. Same level as the excellent 2016." 96-97 pts, James Suckling
"Enjoyable, powerful, concentrated, not the most generous of GPLs but they have captured the essence of Pauillac, and it's hard to resist. Sappy juicy finish, full of cassis, mint leaf and pencil lead along the way with a clear tightness to the tannic frame. A yield of 31hl/ha. 75% new oak for barrel ageing." 95 pts, Jane Anson, Decanter
"The 2020 Grand-Puy-Lacoste has a very refined, almost understated bouquet at first, but it opens in glorious fashion to offer precise blackberry and wild strawberry fruit, crushed stone and wild mint, gaining intensity at its own pace. The palate is beautifully balanced with fine-grained tannins, a keen thread of acidity, layers of intense black fruit and quite a spicy, vibrant and certainly persistent finish. This is a brilliant GPL from the Borie family." 95-97 pts, Neal Martin, Vinous
"The 2020 Grand-Puy-Lacoste is an explosive, vibrant Pauillac. The bouquet alone is captivating. Lavender, grilled herbs, menthol, chocolate and crème de cassis all race out of the glass. A wine of vertical structure and precision, the 2020 is a total stunner. It simply dazzles from start to finish." 93-96 pts, Antonio Galloni, Vinous
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|Duty Paid / In Bond||In Bond|
|Wine Type||Red wines|
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