Château Gruaud Larose Saint Julien
24 Ratings
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24 Ratings
Château Gruaud Larose Saint Julien

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1934 Vintage) =RP Rating =WS Rating Color=Red 4-8 week delivery

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 1982 Vintage) "An extraordinarily powerful, backward wine with unlimited up-side potential, the opaque plum/purple/black-colored 1982 Gruaud-Larose exhibits an explosive nose of new saddle leather, plums, prunes, black cherry jam, chocolate, steak tartare, and roasted espresso. Unbelievably powerful, thick, and intense, with full body, mouth-searing tannin levels, a grilled steak-like flavor, and a huge, intense finish, this is a monster, blockbuster 1982 that still needs 5-7 years of cellaring. Anticipated ma...
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1988 Vintage) "This tight and powerful red has lots of tannin and fruit concentration. Full-bodied, with lovely violet and berry aromas and flavors. Built for aging.--1988 Bordeaux horizontal. Best after 2002"
  • Decanter
    (From 1983 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Mature coffee-bean aromas on the nose. Nicely balanced palate, with good sweet fruit flavours, harmony, volume and depth.
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1986 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate.