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Chateau Gruaud Larose

Chateau Gruaud Larose St Julien 2000

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Description

Château Gruaud Larose, 2nd Growth St Julien, Bordeaux, France, 2000 

Grapes: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot, 1% Malbec, 46 year old average vine age, organic & biodynamic management, 83ha of vineyards on gravel soil, manual harvest & double sorting of the grapes, 16-18 months' ageing in French oak barrels.

One of the greatest wines of the vintage, layer after layer of pure fruit, with a long, long finish. 

"A very strong effort for Gruaud Larose, possibly eclipsed by what they have done in 2009, this is a pure, full-bodied Gruaud Larose with plenty of new saddle leather, cedar wood, black currants, cherries, licorice, and Provencal herbs. Spicy, earthy, full-bodied, and rich, it has hit its plateau of full maturity, where it should stay for another 20 or more years."

94/100 points, Robert M. Parker Jr., 2010

Also awarded 3 star coup de coeur by Le Guide Hachette des Vins, 2004 and #59 in the Wine Spectator Top 100, 2003

 

This is part of a private customer’s collection. These wines are in excellent condition. We are acting as an agent in the sale and the price is exclusive of V.A.T. which is not due. Our multibuy discounts do not apply.

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Additional Details

SKU:
BR000005
Size:
75Cl
ABV:
12.5%
Closure:
Cork
Drink:
Drinking well now
Bottled:
Winery
Appellation:
Saint Julien
Vintage:
2000
Primary Grape/Blend:
Bordeaux Blend (Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot)
Influence of Oak:
High
Country:
France

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