Country: France Region: Bordeaux (Pauillac)
Varietal: Cabernet sauvignon 75%, Merlot 25%
Vintage: 2011 Colour: Red Style: Dry
Producer: Cháteau Grand-Puy-Lacoste
Description: Located a cople of Kilometres west of the town Pauillac and is owned and run by Francois-Xavier Borie. Grand-Puy-Lacoste's 90 hectares of vines Cabernet Sauvignon 75%, Merlot 25%are in one block surrounding the substantial 19th century chateau and lie on deep gravel beds over limestone. The grapes are fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel vats and the wine is matured in oak barriques (50% new) for 18 months.
Tasting Note: 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.
Food Matches: Red and white meats.