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Gruaud Larose 2001

RegionBordeaux
SubregionSt Julien
ColourRed
TypeStill
Grape VarietyCabernet Sauvignon/Merlot

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Bordeaux2001Gruaud LaroseBT4 \ 048900.001292 NM4810092.0092.00Gruaud Larose0.7510
Bordeaux2001Gruaud Larose

Ex Chateau, 2021 Release

BT10 \ 0 120920.001292 NM120102.2222186666792.0092.00Gruaud Larose0.7510
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Tasting Notes

The 2001 Gruaud Larose has a much more vivacious bouquet than the millennial Gruaud, featuring vibrant black cherry and raspberry fruit, pressed iris, light peaty scents and a touch of tobacco that emerges with time. There is more delineation here compared to the 2000. The palate is medium-bodied with fine-boned tannins and touches of soy borrowed from the previous vintage, yet there is more depth and delineation toward the finish.

92
Neal Martin, vinous.com, September 2021

Surprisingly accessible as well as supple, this 2001 St-Julien reveals a deep plum/purple colour along with a rich bouquet of smoke, roasted vegetables, black cuurants, plums, licorce and Asian spices. Velvety-textured and medium-bodied, with loads of fruit and a plump expansive, plush texture, this is an atypically forward Gruaud Larose to drink now and over the next 12-14 years

90
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (153), June 2004
89/91
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (146), April 2003
87/88
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (140), April 2002
92/94
James Suckling, Wine Spectator, March 2002
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Glowing crimson. Toasty oak. Quite attention-grabbing and slightly modern – tannins (of which there is a heavy charge) very well hidden. Good acidity.

16.5
Jancis Robinson MW, JancisRobinson.com, October 2007
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