Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste : vibrant and immutable

May 2017 - Estates

Its wines feature in the tasting notes of all the specialist guides and publications. But you have to go back to 2013 and a small review in *Le Point if you want to read a press article about François-Xavier Borie and his property, Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste. Let’s just say that instant fame built around much-hyped sunny vintages is not for this discreet property. In terms of quality, consistency is key, vintage after vintage for over 30 years. Far from shutting off this property in a form of blind conservatism, this ultimate quest for regularity and continuity in all areas is, on the contrary, its principal asset. A privileged meeting at the Château enlightened us on the subject. In local patois, “Grand-Puy”, … Continue reading Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste : vibrant and immutable