The history of Grand-Puy Lacoste is fascinating in more ways than one.It is part of a family saga that goes back to the 16th century. Thename Grand-Puy comes from the old saying “puy” which means “knoll, small,height”, and this terroir is already mentioned in documents dating back to themiddle-ages. Indeed the vineyard spreads on one of the hillcrests where theMedoc Grand Crus’ where first born. Since the 16th century, the Cruhas been passed on from one generation to another; through new weddings inbetween the families. It has remained in the possession of the same family until1920, before finding its way in the Borie family in the year 1978.