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CHATEAU GRUAUD-LAROSE 2eme Cru Classe Saint-Julien 2009 Bottle(ck)

CHATEAU GRUAUD-LAROSE 2eme Cru Classe Saint-Julien 2009 Bottle(ck) Image

Red Still Wine | France | Bordeaux | Saint-Julien | 75cl

£79.95 / £479.70 £455.72 case

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Red Still Wine

ABV: 13.5%
Size: 75cl
Closure Type: Cork
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Sub-Region: Saint-Julien
Wine Style: Full Bodied

Description

Rating 95 points by Robert Parker - "As I wrote in my barrel tasting note, the 2009 appears to be the finest Gruaud Larose since their 1990. Some of my concerns about too much brett in previous vintages are long gone as the purity of the 2009 jumps out. Copious notes of sagebrush, cedar, cigar box, licorice, incense, blackberries and lead pencil shavings suggest a big Pauillac rather than a St.-Julien. Broad, rich and full-bodied with good balance and abundant, but sweet, well-integrated tannin, this big, masculine Gruaud Larose reveals remarkable finesse, richness, extract, density and a cascade of fruit that nearly hides the lofty tannins. This beauty should be at its best between 2020-2045."