1970 CHÂTEAU GRUAUD LAROSE 1970

Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 
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SoDivin rating

85-89 / 100

Good

1970 CHÂTEAU GRUAUD LAROSE 1970

Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 

Condition Good

Stock : 0 bottle
119,00 € tax incl. 99,17 € tax excl.

Level 5 cm

Stock : 1 bottle
109,00 € tax incl. 90,83 € tax excl.

Level 5 cm

Cap Damaged

Stock : 0 bottle
89,00 € tax incl. 74,17 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
86 / 100
Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator
(5-1993)
Deep ruby; spicy tobacco and cassis nose; elegant aromas; firm, elegant, evolved cassis and cedar flavors; fairly full.
3 / 5
Michael Broadbent
Michael Broadbent
(4-1999)
When last encountered, sweet, still full of fruit and drinking well.
92 / 100
Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu
(9-2007)
86 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate

(6-1996) This is another typically tough, muscular, closed, angular, acidic 1970, seemingly without the extract and concentration to balance out the tannin. The 1970 Gruaud-Larose remains dusty and coarse with considerable brett (the spoilage yeast that technocrats find appalling). I am not sure this wine will ever become fully mature. While it offers an attractive leathery, smoky, earthy nose, the flavors remain hard and coarse.

Features
Vintage 1970
Rating 85-89
Classification Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint Julien
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price From 100 € to 200 €
Château Gruaud Larose
Country France
Château informations
Gruaud Larose
Gruaud Larose

The Chateau Gruaud-Larose is a Bordeaux wine located in Saint-Julien-Beychevelle. AOC Saint-Julien, it is ranked second growth in the Grand Cru classification of 1855 


(>> see article "Grands Crus Classés from Bordeaux, Official Classification of 1855").


Château Gruaud-Larose's vineyard is composed of 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, 4% Petit Verdot and 2% Malbec. The wine stays for 16 to 18 months in oak barrels in new mediums at 35%. Some great vintages have remained exceptional in Gruaud-Larose, as in all of Bordeaux, such as 196119821986 or 1989. This important area with extremely rare homogeneity is implanted on 80 hectares of single piece of deep gravel rumps . It produces the largest and most robust Saint-Julien, a wine of great class and very long guard, raised until 1991 under the direction of Georges Pauli, who has exalted his characteristic style under several successive owners.


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