Prélude à Grand-Puy-Ducasse
In the middle of the 17th century, Arnaud Ducasse bought a small house, on the banks of the Gironde estuary, to Jacques de Ségur, Seigneur of Lafite. He could hardly had imagined then that it would be the start of a superb estate that would remain in his family for almost three centuries.
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 ageing capacity, all true to the Pauillac’s style.