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  • Beef
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1996 Grand-Puy-Lacoste Bordeaux Blend

  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 750ML
  • WA93
  • WS90

Reviews

WA93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 1999
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... 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...
WS90
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 1999
A seamless, pretty '96 claret. Extremely fruity aromas of plums and blackberries. Medium-bodied, with polished tannins and silky texture...

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