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    Product Details

    Sku 420953
    Country France
    Region Bordeaux
    Appellation St. Julien
    Producer Gruaud Larose
    Type Red
    Vintage 2016
    Varietal Bordeaux Blend
    Volume 750ML

    Gruaud Larose 2016 (750ML)

    Zachys NY Future Arrival
    Subject to tariffs This wine is subject to new 25% tariffs if entering the US on or after October 18, 2019. Zachys will hold shipment of any wines affected by these tariffs in their country of origin, in anticipation of a prompt and amicable resolution. You will be kept apprised of the import status of this wine before any shipments are made.


    Wine Advocate Notes
    94 Points, Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate: "The 2016 Gruaud Larose is blended of 69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Franc. Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, it leaps from the glass with notes of red and black cherries, warm plums and freshly crushed blackcurrants plus hints of violets, oolong tea, aniseed and tilled soil with a waft of garrigue. Medium-bodied, the palate struts tons of elegantly fragrant red and black fruit flavors with a firm backbone of ripe, grainy tannins and loads of freshness, finishing long and perfumed." 11/18
    Neil Martin Notes
    93 Points, Neal Martin, Vinous: "The 2016 Gruaud-Larose has quite a fruit-driven, generous bouquet of layers of black and red fruit laced with graphite and tertiary aromas. Is there just a slight touch of brettanomyces here? The medium-bodied palate is earthy and a little ferrous, with rounded tannin, and quite approachable compared to its peers. Slightly smudged toward the finish, but it shows great persistence. Very fine, very Gruaud." 01/19
    James Suckling Notes
    94 Points, James Suckling, "So much sweet-tobacco and currant character with some earth on the nose. Full body, firm and chewy tannins and a long and flavorful finish. Closed and complex still, but a typically beautiful Bordeaux. Try after 2022." 04/19
    Wine Spectator Notes
    93 Points, James Molesworth, Wine Spectator: "This has a wide range of red currant, blackberry, black cherry and açaí berry fruit flavors forming the core, with a very sleek iron note lurking underneath it all. The finish uses a fine singed wood stitching to pull the fruit and minerality together. Lovely. Best from 2023 through 2038. 12,200 cases made." 03/19

    SKU# 420953


    Regular Price: $139.99


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