1989 CHÂTEAU GRUAUD LAROSE 1989

Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 
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90-94 / 100

Very good

1989 CHÂTEAU GRUAUD LAROSE 1989

Médoc - 2ème Cru Classé 

Condition Good

Stock : 0 bottle
132,00 € tax incl. 110,00 € tax excl.
Stock : 0 bottle
126,00 € tax incl. 105,00 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
92 / 100
Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator
(02-2005)
This has lovely lead pencil and berry character, with hints of tobacco. Medium body, with fine tannins and fresh finish. Still in a holding pattern.
4 / 5
Michael Broadbent
Michael Broadbent
(10-2001)
90 / 100
Jean-Marc Quarin
Jean-Marc Quarin

(10-2010) Tasted decanted and blind. Dark color, medium intensity, mature. Fruity nose, also smelling of undergrowth and a bouquet of evolution. Aromatic on the palate, with a melted body, with a taste of cedar. Drawing of oval mouth. It's delicious without being powerful. It is very difficult to tell blindly which grape varieties make up this wine.

89 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
(02-1997)
In this blind tasting, the 1989 Gruaud-Larose was corked, but a bottle secured through a friend and tasted under non-blind circumstances was excellent, nearly outstanding. The herbal side of Gruaud-Larose was more noticeable in the 1989. The wine revealed a deep rubypurple color (but not the opaqueness of the 1990), more obvious tannin, without the mid-palate and sweet inner-core of fruit exhibited by the 1990. It is a big, tannic, spicy wine, with plenty of potential, but not the sweetness and chewy texture of the 1990.
89 / 100
Jeannie Cho Lee
Jeannie Cho Lee
(12-2009)
Features
Vintage 1989
Rating 90-94
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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