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Château Gruaud Larose




St Julien

Grape Variety:

Cab Sauvignon Merlot

Château Gruaud Larose, 2ème Cru Classé, St Julien, 2018

6x75cl £330.00

4 cases Equiv. £55.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Gruaud Larose has not exactly been setting the world alight recently. This Second Growth really should be doing better. The 2018 is hardly likely to set hearts a flutter. It's solid rather than spectacular. Slightly murky fruit, raspberry and blackcurrant leaf. There's some good underlying fruit but not much complexity. Solid grippy tannins hold this together - it should come good, but there are more noble St Juliens available. 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Merlot and 9% Cabernet Franc.

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