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FINE+RARE offers UK home delivery through our logistics partner London City Bond, with next day deliveries available for Central London addresses.
We deliver Monday to Friday; charges are £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent) for most UK postcodes.
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Our storage costs are highly competitive. We will happily accept cases or single bottles, charging pro-rata based on the number of bottles and length of storage period.
Unlike many other wine companies, our service includes storage of duty paid wines as well as in bond from any reputable source, not just those bought through FINE+RARE.
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FINE+RARE can arrange delivery of your wines to your personal fine wine storage account:
Deliveries within London City Bond or to a Vinotheque storage account are charged at £ 8 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).
Deliveries to all other storage providers are charged at £ 16 + VAT for up to 10 cases (12x75cl or equivalent).

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Gruaud Larose 2008
+£361.00     (+130.32%) Latest price:  £638.00
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Average Score 89.8

Mid crimson with a pale rim. Very sweet for a St-Julien. Almost right bank ripeness. Sweet start. Not as classical as most St-Juliens. More forward and winning! Attractive drink for the medium term. Hint of chocolate even. Medium charge of tannins. Polished silky texture. Very beguiling. Jancis Robinson,
While the 2008 is not a blockbuster, it is a strong effort for the vintage. This dark plum/purple-hued wine reveals some background oak, licorice, earth, plum, black currant and cherry notes intertwined with a foresty/mossy component. Deep, polished and medium to full-bodied with sweet tannin, it builds incrementally on the palate. This impressive 2008 will benefit from 2-3 years of cellaring and should drink well for two decades. May 2011,
Tasted at the UGC 2008 tasting in London. Personally, I wish the Gruaud Larose -08 would muster a little more intensity on the nose. It comes across very tertiary at the moment and it would benefit from greater fruit expression: lots of tobacco and smoke aromas dominating but it unfurls nicely, revealing attractive gamey notes, hints of sage and bay leaf. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannins, not a heavyweight or even top-tier Gruaud, but nicely balanced and natural, a dash of pepper lending the finish a little pep. This is a decent effort, although it is no match for the 2009. Drink 2012-2025. Tasted October 2010. Neal Martin,
Plummy and perfumed, with sweet spices and currants. Lovely subtle nose. Full- to medium-bodied, with fine tannins and lovely balance. Ripe and pretty fruit. Could get even better. James Molesworth, Wine Spectator 2009.
Deep purple-red, plummy and ripe blackcurrant fruit, but quite broad and jammy and seems to lack definition, pleasant but not persistent enough. Drink 2014-20.

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