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2006 Château Gruaud-Larose, Cru Classé St-Julien

2006 Château Gruaud-Larose, Cru Classé St-Julien

2006 Château Gruaud-Larose, Cru Classé St-Julien

BOTTLE (75CL)
£80.00
£80.00 per bottle
Product Code: 01060041
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PRODUCT REVIEWS

"Tasted at Bordeaux Index's annual 10-Year On tasting in London. The 2006 Chteau Gruaud Larose can be a divisive wine. At ten years of age, it shows some inertia on the nose: sultry blackberry and briary fruit, nicely defined but lacking what I call flow. The palate is medium-bodied with dusty tannin, rather rustic red berry fruit laced with sandalwood and tar, fading a little towards the soft, easy-going finish. Not bad...but I have encountered many superior wines from this Saint Julien estate."
Neal Martin (January, 2016)

"Blackish crimson. Zesty nose with the merest hint of oak. Well put together even if embryonic - super smooth and easy and there is absolutely nothing for anyone to object to even if no-one would go to bed dreaming of this wine. I am churlish to even voice a hint of complaint. Very well done, if slightly bureaucratic."
Jancis Robinson MW (April, 2007)

"Shows plum and raspberry aromas, with hints of flowers. Full-bodied, with super well-integrated tannins and pretty fruit on the middle palate. All there in balance and finesse. Best after 2013. 20,000 cases made."
James Suckling, Wine Spectator (March, 2009)

Region: /Bordeaux
Country: /France
Unit: /Bottle (75cl)

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