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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château Grand Puy Lacoste

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Pauillac

Grape Variety:

Cab Sauvignon Merlot

Château Grand Puy Lacoste, 5ème Cru Classé, Pauillac, 2021

6x75cl £300.00

5 cases Equiv. £50.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Having just tasted the excellent Lacoste Borie, it was no surprise that the 2021 GPL was a stunner. Fashioned from 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Merlot this is one of the most handsome and stylish wines we tasted from the Medoc. Such a fine expression of Cabernet Sauvignon: cigar tobacco, bergamot, pure cassis, violets, iris, roses, wonderful florality. Taut and linear, this super-sleek effort possesses amazing clarity, wonderfully composed blue and red fruits and polished gravel notes. Reserved, classically styled, yet perfectly ripe with a gorgeous tannic profile laced with blackcurrant and graphite. Superb texture and detail.

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