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    Chateau Gruaud Larose 1986
    St. Julien
    2bn, 1bsl, 3scl
    Bottle (3)


    "Still tasting as if it were only 7-8 years of age, the dense, garnet/purple-colored 1986 Gruaud-Larose is evolving at a glacier pace. The wine still has mammoth structure, tremendous reserves of fruit and concentration, and a finish that lasts close to a minute. The wine is massive, very impressively constituted, with still some mouth-searing tannin to shed. Decanting of one to two hours in advance seems to soften it a bit, but this is a wine that seems to be almost immortal in terms of its longevity. It is a great Medoc classic, and certainly one of the most magnificent Gruaud-Larose ever made." (94 pts. Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book 4th Ed., Jan. 2003)


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    November, 2018
    15th Thursday
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