Château Grand Puy Lacoste 2015, Pauillac 5° Grand Cru Classé - WA 92-94
Neal Martin (April 2013)
"Tasted en primeur at the chateau. The Grand-Puy-Lacoste 2012 is a blend of 76% Cabernet Sauvignon and 24% Merlot picked between 3rd and 16th October at 36hl/ha and matured in 75% new oak. The aromatics are reticent at first, demand coaxing from the glass. It reluctantly offers blackberry, small dark cherries and a fragrant seaweed scent. The palate is medium-bodied with firm, grainy tannins that appear fully ripe. There is a very attractive symmetry to this wine, wonderful focus with a fresh, refined finish that is not powerful like the 2009 or 2010, but offers a pleasant salty tang. This is a well crafted wine for the vintage."
"Wine Journal" May 2013 auf www.erobertparker.com
The Wine Advocate
"Aromas of tobacco leaf, roasted herbs and red and black currants cascade from the glass of this medium-bodied, restrained, down-sized 2012 Grand Puy Lacoste. Displaying a dark ruby/purple color and no herbaceousness, this lighter-styled wine is somewhat reminiscent of the 1999 and 2001. Drink it over the next 10-12 years."
"The Wine Advocate", Issue 206 auf www.erobertparker.com
|Packing||OWC 12 bottles|
|Vines||76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Merlot|
|Storage advice||Great cellaring potential|
|Consumption guidelines||Drink between 16 and 18°C.|
|Producer||Domaines Francois-Xavier BORIE, 33250 PAUILLAC, France|
|Bottling||Mis en bouteille au Château|
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