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Gruaud-Larose St-Julien High Shoulder 1967

Winemaker's Notes:

Clive Coates (The Wines of Bordeaux) on Château Gruaud-Larose: The wine is fuller, more tannic, both richer and more muscular than a textbook Saint-Julien. At the outset it can not only be a bit burly but can exhibit rather green tannins. Underneath there is both depth and concentration, but it needs 10-12 years to soften up. (2004)

Château Haut-Bages Libéral:
When the Chateau came on the market in 1982, the great names of the Medoc region fought to buy it. The owners of Chasse Spleen were to become the proud owners. Their first vintage was a success, in no way hindered by the fact that 1982 was an exceptional year for Medoc wines. Since then, the quality of the work carried out by the wining team has not slackened and the wine they produce is becomi... Read more
When the Chateau came on the market in 1982, the great names of the Medoc region fought to buy it. The owners of Chasse Spleen were to become the proud owners. Their first vintage was a success, in no way hindered by the fact that 1982 was an exceptional year for Medoc wines. Since then, the quality of the work carried out by the wining team has not slackened and the wine they produce is becoming more and more popular with journalists and professionals of the wine world. Read less

Clive Coates (The Wines of Bordeaux) on Château Gruaud-Larose: The wine is fuller, more tannic, both richer and more muscular than a textbook Saint-Julien. At the outset it can not only be a bit burly but can exhibit rather green tannins. Underneath there is both depth and concentration, but it needs 10-12 years to soften up. (2004)

Dietary Information: Organic


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