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    4 303
  • Producer ranking ?

    2
  • Decanting time

    3h
  • When to drink

    From 2020
  • Food Pairing

    Roasted Prime Rib with Thyme au Jus

The Story

Château Grand-Puy Ducasse was classified 5th growth in the famous 1855 classification. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are planted on a gravel soil, typical of Pauillac. Thanks to impeccable harvesting and tailor-made winemaking, Château Grand-Puy Ducasse has all the excellent qualities of a legendary fine wine, renowned for aromatic complexity, glorious structure and ageing capacity, all true to the Pauillac’s style.

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Medium deep colour. Fresh dark cherry cassis chocolate aromas. Rich and inky with smooth dark cherry cassis fruits, fine slinky dry/ grainy textures and mocha oak. Finishes firm and minerally. Fruit powers off at the finish leaving a chalky dry plume. 91 points
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Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Initially slightly closed, opens up well, ripe fruit and hints of roasting aroma, quite opulent approach. On the palate well structured with ripe tannins, fine acidity and elegant fruit, very persistent on the palate.
  • 92p

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Origin

Pauillac, Bordeaux

Vintage Quality

Extraordinary

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