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Chateau Grand-Puy Lacoste 2015
2015 Bordeaux Future Pre-Sale Offer, Pauillac

Chateau Grand-Puy Lacoste 2015
Wine Specs
Vintage
2015
Varietal
Bordeaux Red Blends
Appellation
Bordeaux
Vineyard Designation
Pauillac, 5th Growth
Alcohol %
13
Wine Advocate
94
2015 Bordeaux Future Pre-Sale Offer - Pauillac
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Decanter - Very good fragrance and florality – the typical slatey, stony Grand-Puy-Lacoste style shows even more precision and grip than usual, with wonderful middle fruit richness. Will make a really classic claret. 94 Points
 

Wine Specs
Vintage
2015
Varietal
Bordeaux Red Blends
Appellation
Bordeaux
Vineyard Designation
Pauillac, 5th Growth
Alcohol %
13
Wine Advocate
94
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Decanter: Very good fragrance and florality – the typical slatey, stony Grand-Puy-Lacoste style shows even more precision and grip than usual, with wonderful middle fruit richness. Will make a really classic claret. 94 Points
Ratings
Wine Spectator: Pure, sleek and minerally today, with chalk and iron driving the core of red currant and damson plum fruit. The fruit is steadily emerging, and the length is there. Textbook Pauillac. 91- 94 Points
Awards
Jancis Robinson: 74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc. Mid crimson. Relatively voluptuous for a 2015 Pauillac on the nose then racy and sucky-stony on the palate. Very Pauillac. Great energy. Drink 2024-2040 17+
Production Notes
Grand-Puy-Lacoste's 90 hectares of vines (Cabernet Sauvignon 75%, Merlot 25%) are in one block surrounding the substantial 19th century château and lie on deep gravel beds over limestone. The grapes are fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats and the wine is then matured in oak barriques (50% new) for 18 months. Grand-Puy-Lacoste combines marvellous cigar box perfume with rich blackcurrant and cassis fruit and velvety power which is the epitome of top class Pauillac at its very best.
Winemaker Notes
he primeur campaign is a very pretty name that may still seem a bit mysterious for a wine lover. DUCLOT / CHATEAUPRIMEUR has for many years acquired great mastery and some knowledge about this method of sale of great wines to individuals. The accuracy of selection, knowledge of wines and clarity of the offers are valuable insurance to buyers. These reciprocal relations of trust from many vintages ensure their full purchasing security. And lots of fun in a few years when lead these beautiful bottles. "François-Xavier Borie, Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste and Château Haut-Batailley
Other Notes
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste is a 5ème Cru Classé Pauillac estate which has for many years been consistently outperforming its classification. Grand-Puy-Lacoste is located a couple of kilometres west of the town of Pauillac and is owned and run by François-Xavier Borie.
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