Chateau Gruaud Larose 1990

€ 159,00 (ex Vat)
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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Brand Chateau Gruaud Larose
Vintage 1990
Country France
Region Bordeaux, St. Julien
Grape Bordeaux Blend, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Volume 0,75
Condition Perfect
Label Slightly Bin stained
Drinkable -2030
Stock 3

Professional reviews


Parker (90)

Tasted in that well-known Bordeaux appellation called "Burgundy," the 1990 Château Gruaud Larose is a Saint Julien that has always flirted with funkiness. Here that came through quite strongly on this occasion, partly because it was juxtaposed against the purity of the 1990 Domaine de Chevalier Rouge. That does not detract from a thoroughly enjoyable wine. The nose shows just a touch of brettanomyces here, soft black fruit with melted tar, graphite, leather and game. The palate has a gaminess from start to finish, carrying the warmth of that summer into the glass, melted tannins with just a touch of dryness towards the finish. It is a pleasurable, if not intellectual Saint Julien to drink over the next 15 years.

Winespectator / James Suckling (89)

Jammy nose, with hints of beetroot. Round and juicy, with velvety tannins. Nice wine.

Other (18)

Rene Gabriel rates this wine 18/20 points.

Chateau Gruaud Larose - Chateau Gruaud Larose 1990

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