ABOUT THE WINE
Chateau Grand-Puy-Lacoste is classified as one of eighteen Cinquemes Crus (Fifth Growths) in the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855. Situated a few kilometers from the town of Pauillac, the vineyards of Chateau Grand-Puy-Lacoste total roughly 36 with Cabernet Sauvignon making up 75% of the total plantings Chateau Grand-Puy-Lacoste produces about 12,000 cases of wine in an average year.
ABOUT THE VINTAGE
The 2008 offers an expressive nose of dark cherry, blackberry, spice box and a touch of tobacco leaf. Medium body with lovely acidity and round tannins. Slightly more delicate than previous vintages but still offering depth and concentration for a superbly enjoyable experience.