Gruaud Larose has had a complicated history. First owned by a knight by the name of Gruaud, it was handed down in 1778 to a Joseph Sebastian de La Rose who appended his own surname the the property. For large parts of its history its ownership has been divided between different members of the same family, often with two separate wines being made on the estate. Finally, in 1935 the firm of Cordier managed to consolidate the estate under single ownership. In 1997 the property was sold to Jacques Merlaut, owner of Châteaux Chasse Spleen, La Gurgue, Haut Bages Libéral, Ferrière and Citran.
Case of 3 Magnums
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duty paid price: £354.47
Lots of the wood evident here, as well as bright, black, berryish fruit including a hint of elderberries with the blackcurrant. Super-cool and airy wine, with lovely, upright tannin that is integrated. Very long wine and quite a backward one. Nutty, tannic finish. The fruit is über-cool. Nice grip at the back. Bowes Wine original note
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