Medium to full bodied with a deep, dark red colour, notes of cassis, blackberries, blackcurrants and a touch of mint. Rich tannins and a beautiful and velvety long lasting finish. This wine could be enjoyed already, but it preserves beautiful ageing potential.
French red wine from Pauillac in Bordeaux France, made with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
Situated in the terroir of Pauillac, above the hamlet of Bages, Château Grand Puy Lacoste is one of the rare Bordeaux property that is still family owned and has remained in the same family between the 16th and the 20th century. In 1978 it was bought by the Borie family with Francois Xavier Borie being in charge of the domaine today, alongside his daughter Emeline. After investing in the winery and restoring the vineyard and the castle, Château Grand Puy Lacoste has achieved some great success, the first being in 1982. View our selection.
The estate covers 90 hectares around the castle with an average of 38 years old vine and is planted with 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc. The grand vin is aged for 16 to 18 months in French oak barrel of which 75% are new.
Château Grand Puy Lacoste (grand vin) and Lacoste Borie (second vin) which is aged for 14 to 16 months in French oak barrel (45% new).