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Château
Grand-Puy-Lacoste

Pauillac
Grand Cru Classé en 1855
François-Xavier Borie
The name Grand-Puy (“puy” comes from the Latin word podium, meaning hill) describes this vineyard’s privileged location overlooking Pauillac, where the château reigns over a sea of vines.

Included in the famous 1855 classification, Grand-Puy-Lacoste has had an important role to play in the history of Bordeaux wine since the early 16th century. It previously belonged to a family who contributed several members to the Bordeaux parliament. They fell in love with the magnificent gravel terroir and were responsible for establishing the wine’s fine reputation. They were followed by several other families: the Lacostes (who gave the estate its definitive name),
the Saint-Guirons, and the Saint-Legiers.

In 1930, the château’s history was marked by the arrival of Raymond Dupin, an unusual character and bon vivant who remained the owner until 1978. Shortly before his death, he sold Grand-Puy- Lacoste to the Borie family because he appreciated their rigour and devotion to producing fine great growth wine in the Médoc.

François-Xavier Borie, the present owner, is behind this superb estate’s renaissance. He has made major investments and constantly improved the quality of Grand-Puy-Lacoste in order to reflect all the finesse of its great Pauillac terroir.

François-Xavier
Borie
Owner
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste
( Pauillac )
Marie-Hélène
Borie
Managing Director
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste
( Pauillac )
Château Grand-Puy-Lacoste
BP 82
  - 
Pauillac
 
33250
Tel.
+33 (0)5 56 59 06 66
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The Château in figures
Area under wine

58 hectares
 

Production

180,000 bottles
 

Soil

Very deep coarse gravel

Grape varieties

75 % Cabernet Sauvignon

20 % Merlot

5 % Cabernet franc
 

Barrel ageing

16-18 months

New Barrels: 75%

Second wine

Lacoste-Borie