2010 Grand-Puy-Ducasse Ex-Chateau 2021

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JS 93 WA 92 WE 92 WS 92 JL 91
JS 93

jamessuckling.com, February 2013

A wine with blueberry and chocolate with hints of hazelnut. Full body, with velvety tannins and a polished finish. This is intense yet very fine. Very pretty young Bordeaux. Try after 2016.
WA 92

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2020

Deep garnet colored, the 2010 Grand-Puy-Ducasse gives up notes of blackcurrant pastilles, prunes and fruitcake with wafts of espresso and oolong tea. Medium to full-bodied, the palate has very good fruit concentration...
WE 92

Wine Enthusiast, December 2013

Tough at the moment, this is a wine with impressive concentration. It's solid and chunky, with massive structure. The fragrant finish is a sign of the pleasure to come. ROGER VOSS
WS 92

Wine Spectator, March 2013

Features loam, dark chocolate and steeped plum and black currant fruit, staying polished overall, with a singed apple wood note integrated through the solid finish. Shows excellent typicity. Best from 2015 through 2028...
JL 91

TheWineCellarInsider.com, May 2013

A top notch performance in this vintage with ripe, polished tannins, ample levels of fresh cassis, blackberry, earth, cedar and spice. There is an elegance to the fruit, coupled with the structure to age and charm in the...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pauillac
Vintage 2010
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork

The 2010 Grand-Puy-Ducasse Ex-Chateau is a Bordeaux Blend that displays the epitome of elegance and finesse. Hailing from the renowned Pauillac sub-region of Bordeaux, France, this wine is a testament to the exceptional quality and craftsmanship that this region is known for.

In the glass, this wine showcases a deep garnet color, inviting the senses to explore its complex layers of aromas and flavors. On the nose, one is greeted with enticing scents of ripe blueberries, luscious chocolate, and hints of roasted hazelnut. These aromas intertwine gracefully, creating an olfactory symphony that is both alluring and captivating.

On the palate, the 2010 Grand-Puy-Ducasse Ex-Chateau exhibits a full-bodied structure, with velvety tannins that caress the tongue. The wine delivers a harmonious blend of flavors, with the sweetness of the blueberries and the richness of the chocolate taking center stage. Subtle notes of hazelnut add depth and complexity, enhancing the overall tasting experience.

This Bordeaux blend has received high praise from esteemed wine critics. According to James Suckling, it is a "very pretty young Bordeaux" with a polished finish and intense yet refined characteristics. Jeff Leve applauds its ripe, polished tannins, fresh cassis, and elegant fruit, while Robert Parker's Wine Advocate commends its good fruit concentration and seamless freshness. Wine Enthusiast notes its impressive concentration and solid structure, promising a pleasurable experience in the future. Wine Spectator highlights its typicity and excellent longevity.

With a moderate alcohol percentage of 14.5%, this red wine pairs exceptionally well with a variety of dishes. From grilled meats to hearty stews, the 2010 Grand-Puy-Ducasse Ex-Chateau is sure to elevate any meal to new heights.

In conclusion, the 2010 Grand-Puy-Ducasse Ex-Chateau is a Bordeaux Blend that embodies the essence of Pauillac. From its enticing aromas to its velvety texture and exceptional aging potential, this wine is a true gem that demands attention and admiration. Whether enjoyed now or cellared for a few more years, this wine is guaranteed to provide an unforgettable experience for any wine enthusiast.