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Château Grand Puy Lacoste 5ème Grand Cru Classé  1995 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Château Grand Puy Lacoste 5ème Grand Cru Classé 1995

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Lot Description: Château Grand Puy Lacoste 5ème Grand Cru Classé 1995

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 slightly marked label, 1 very slightly damaged label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : no
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Pauillac
  • Classification: 5ème Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: Famille Borie
  • Vintage: 1995
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 5% Petit verdot
  • Peak: Drink ideally by 2025
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Size (in ha): 50
  • Volume: 180000 bottles
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • Grand-Puy Lacoste's vineyard is planted on gravelly soil and has the particularity of not having any Cabernet Franc. The resulting wines have a great capacity to age. Richly-coloured, tannic, vigorous and full-bodied, they are considered to be a perfect example of classic Pauillac. In good vintages they can rival the Médoc's finest wines.

    Located on the Bages plateau in Pauillac, this château results of the division of the immense domain Grand-Puy Lacoste in the 18th century into Château Lynch-Bages and Château Grand Puy Ducasse. Classified fifth growth in 1855, François-Xavier Borie managed to raise Grand-Puy Lacoste among the best of the appellation. The second wine of the property is called Lacoste-Borie.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

95/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
93/100Wine Spectator
16,5/20Jancis Robinson
18/20 RVF
91(+?)/100Vinous Antonio Galloni
92/100J.-M. Quarin
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak Drink ideally by 2025

Tasting notes - Extract
Incroyablement riche, multidimensionnel et ample de carrure, le Grand-Puy Lacoste 1995 est (...) moyennement corsé et somptueux d'équilibre, il présente à la fois au nez et en bouche, des arômes fabuleusement riches et mûrs de cassis. (...) Source : Robert Parker (11/97)