Grand-Puy-Lacoste 1996

Bottle Size: 750 ml

Rating: WA93

Year: 1996

2 in stock

This is unquestionably a profound Grand-Puy-Lacoste, but it is excruciatingly backward. It reveals an essence of creme de cassis character which sets it apart from other Pauillacs. The wine is displaying plenty of tannin, huge body, and sweet black currant fruit intermixed with minerals and subtle oak. Massive, extremely structured, and with 25-30 or more years of longevity, this immensely-styled Grand-Puy-Lacoste will require 7-8 years of patience, perhaps longer. A superb, classic Pauillac. (4/1999)

Collections: Bordeaux Red

Category: 1996, 750 ml, WA93



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