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2008 Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste Pauillac
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About Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste

Despite being classified in 1855 as a Fifth growth, Grand Puy Lacoste consistently outperforms its rank, due largely to the Cabernet which provides a solid structure to the wine. Francois Xavier Borie, who inherited the estate from his father, currently oversees the production of 12,000 cases annually.

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2008 Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste Pauillac

Producer: Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Bordeaux Blend
Origin: France
Region: Bordeaux
Appellation: Pauillac

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91(+?) Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2011

Full red-ruby.  Brooding aromas of medicinal blackcurrant, plum, menthol, spices and cocoa powder.  Lush and fine-grained but youthfully closed, offering moderate sweetness today but noteworthy breadth for the vintage.  Finishes with a fine dusting of tannins and very good length.

89 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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