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  • 92+ WAWine Advocate
  • 95 NMNeil Martin
  • 95 AGAntonio Galloni
  • 97 JSJames Suckling
  • 93 WSWine Spectator
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Wine Advocate

"92+ Points, Neal Martin, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: ""The 2014 Grand-Puy-Lacoste has a much more approachable nose than usual, vibrant with red cherries, wild strawberry and cedar aromas, backed up with mineral-soaked blackberry fruit. This gathers momentum wonderfully in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin. The acidity is very well judged with purity and elegance on the finish, if not the structure or backbone commonly found is very top vintages. I've been a bit conservative with my score at the moment, but I am sure it will prove its worth with 3-5 more years in bottle, hence the plus sign. One to watch."" 3/17"

Neil Martin

95 Points, Neal Martin, Vinous: "The 2014 Grand-Puy Lacoste has a bouquet with blackberry, boysenberry, mint and graphite, well defined and focused. It does not have to try too hard to give so much pleasure. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, very crisp acidity, beautifully proportioned with a veneer of top quality new oak that will need three or four years to be fully subsumed. But the purity and elegance of this Pauillac cannot be denied - a quite brilliant contribution to the 2014 vintage. Tasted blind at the annual Southwold tasting." 3/18

Antonio Galloni

"95 Points, Antonio Galloni, Vinous: ""The 2014 Grand Puy Lacoste is superb. Dark, dense and inviting, the 2014 possesses remarkable depth and richness. Black cherry, plum, smoke, licorice and tobacco all develop in the glass, but it is the overall feel that is most impressive. Silky, polished tannins nicely balance the wine's overt personality. In short, the 2014 has it all. Don't miss it. This is a knockout wine from proprietor François-Xavier Borie."" 2/17"