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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château Gruaud Larose

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

St Julien

Grape Blend:

Cab. Sauvignon | Merlot | Cab. Franc | Petit Verdot

Château Gruaud Larose, 2ème Cru Classé, St Julien, SHC, 2006

12x75cl £600.00

3 bottles

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Tasting Note:

"Tasted at the UGC where it was rather ostentatious with dark chocolate and a slight tinny note on the mid-palate that I rated 90/100. Fortunately I was able to re-taste in London in quieter surroundings mid-April. A fragrant nose that is fleshy and ripe with blackberry, cassis and wild hedgerow. It could do with perhaps a little more precision and clarity. The medium-bodied palate is much more harmonious and focused than the one shown in Bordeaux, supple in texture with rounded black fruits. Tight and linear on the finish with a touch of burnt toast, this will be a very fine Gruaud Larose, but it will need 5 or 6-years to meld together. No Malbec this year by the way. Tasted April 2007."

91/93/100 - Neal Martin, RobertParker.com, April 2007

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