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Château Grand-Puy Ducasse 2019

Château Grand-Puy Ducasse 2019
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The richness of a fine red wine from Pauillac from a sunny vintage

The estate
With its vineyard situated on the greatest terroirs of Pauillac, Château Grand-Puy Ducasse is one of the most beautiful properties in the prestigious appellation, on the left bank of Bordeaux. This 5th Classified Growth is distinguished by its wines, which offer a very precise expression of the Pauillac terroir through tremendous structure and incredible ageing potential.

The vineyard
Patiently assembled by lawyer Pierre Ducasse in the 18th century, Château Grand-Puy Ducasse today reigns over a 40-hectare vineyard, spread over three large plots. The vines, which are 25 years old on average, are planted on soils of Garonne gravel and silica gravel.

The vintage
A vintage marked by a mild winter and a rainy spring, 2019 will nevertheless be remembered as a sunny year. This vintage highlights in the glass both the climatic contrasts of the year and the characteristics of the terroir. The harvests began on September 23 and ended on October 10, yielding superb grapes, endowed with fantastic richness.

The winemaking
Once the harvest had been carried out by hand and the grapes had been rigorously selected through manual and then optical sorting, the vinification was carried out in thermoregulated stainless steel vats. Some of the batches also went through malolactic fermentation in new oak barrels. The First Wine is aged in oak barrels, 35% of which are first use oak.

The blend
The Château Grand-Puy Ducasse 2019 is made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (53%), supplemented with Merlot (47%).

The tasting
Product of a beautifully sunny vintage, the Château Grand-Puy Ducasse 2019 will seduce lovers of fine red wines from Pauillac with its richness and complexity, while also promising an excellent potential for age.

Parker : 92-94 / 100
J. Robinson : 17 / 20
BordeauxPauillac
Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot

Dessert wine
No

Decanter
92

J. Robinson
17

J. Suckling
92-93

Vinous - A. Galloni
93-95

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Medoc

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Pauillac

Color
Red

Producer
Château Grand-Puy Ducasse

Classification
5e cru classe

Parker
92-94

Allergens
Contains sulphites

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