2008 Grand-Puy-Lacoste (Pauillac)

Pauillac, Medoc, Bordeaux FRANCE
Wine Style
Dominant Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon
Closure Style
drink or keep
Bottle Size
Case Quantity
Wine Score
87-90 points, James Suckling, winespectator.com
17 points, Steven Spurrier, decanter.com
92-94 points, Neal Martin, erobertparker.com

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Media Reviews

Steven Spurrier

Dense red, fine concentration of berry fruits on the nose and palate, purity and length, still rather reserved. Drink 2015-22. 17 points

Neal Martin

This has a lovely, far more expressive nose than I expected with black cherries, a touch of iodine and violets (redolent of the superlative 2006) with superb definition. Just a faint hint of oyster shells. The palate is full-bodied, fully ripe tannins, a little more rounded than usual but superb depth, a wine that really caresses the palate. Blackberry, a touch of briary and cedar with a dash of vanillary new oak towards the finish. Superb length. Up there with Pichon Lalande. This is a more feminine GPL compared to other vintages, but one imbued with great breeding. Excellent. Tasted April 2009. 92-94 points

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