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Average critic rating : 88.0 points
Still tightly knit and closed, displaying a dark garnet color with no lightening at the edges, this hard, masculine style of Gruaud lacks the charm and precociousness of the 1979, but offers plenty of depth and intensity. Although there is some herbaceousness present, it is intermingled with the woodsy fruit character of the wine. It appears that another 2-3 years of cellaring will be beneficial; the wine should last through the first decade of the next century. Last tasted, 4/93. Wine Advocate.August, 1993
The 137 hectare estate in St Julien, just outside Bordeaux, has been under vine since the 18th century. The Merlaut family have run the estate since 1997, growing 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot. The second wine of Gruaud-Larose is Sarget de Gruaud-Larose.
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