En Primeur Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste 2016 is available ON ALLOCATION. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire re availability
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. After investing in the winery, the Château has achieved some great success, the first being in 1982. The grand vin is aged for 16 to 18 months in French oak barrel of which 75% are new.
“This is all about the finish with a sweet-tobacco, berry and light milk-chocolate character. Full body, very fine tannins and a juicy finish. Love the intensity and finesse at the end. lots of energy. Could better the exquisite 2014.” – 96-97pts, James Suckling April 2017
“…It has an extraordinarily pure bouquet with blackberry, briary, touches of pencil shaving and cedar aromas–quintessential Grand-Puy-Lacoste, basically. The palate is medium-bodied with very fine tannin. Gone are the days when this Pauillac was as hard as nails for the first decade. The tannins are nowadays much finer and the acidity lends this tension and plenty of freshness. There is an effortless quality to this Pauillac with wonderful length and such finesse on the finish that you immediately want to go back and re-taste it. Like so many others, this improved with aeration, gaining ever more harmony and precision. What a brilliant wine. It is classic Pauillac to its core. 2024 – 2050.” – 95/97pts Neal Martin, Wine Advocate, April 2017
Offered for sale ‘En Primeur’, in bond. Price shown is per case (12x75cl bottles) and excludes UK duty and VAT which will be charged at the prevailing rate when the wine lands in the UK.