Bordeaux – France

Pauillac is maybe the best appellation of Bordeaux with three premiers grands crus classés (1st great growth) out of 5. Pauillac has 18 grands crus classés in total! The great châteaux of Pauillac are Château Lafite, Château Latour and Château Mouton-Rothschild.

Pauillac wines generally have a lot of body, tannic and acid when they are young; they have an opulent bouquet with aromas of blackcurrant and cedar when they age.

Chateau Clerc Milon 5CCChateau Clerc Milon 5CCRP 92
Château Lafite Rothschild 1CCChâteau Lafite Rothschild 1CC, , RP 97; WS 94 (1982),
RP 90 (2013),
RP 95 (2014)
Château Lynch Bages 5CCChâteau Lynch Bages 5CCRP 92
Chateau Pibran CBChateau Pibran CBRP 90
Chateau Pontet Canet 5CCChateau Pontet Canet 5CCRP 90-92
Echo de Lynch BagesEcho de Lynch BagesRP 90
Lacoste BorieLacoste BorieRP 88-90
Reserve de la ComtesseReserve de la Comtesse, RP 87 (2011),
RP 90 (2016)