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About Chateau Gruaud Larose
This "Super Second" began its life in 1725 under the direction of the Gruaud brothers. One a magistrate, and the other a priest, together they owned 116 hectares of gravelly soil in southern St. Julien.
88-90 Points | International Wine Cellar , April 2012
(59% cabernet sauvignon, 28% merlot and 13% cabernet franc; 74 IPT; 3.81
g/l total acidity; a 33% selection; 40% new oak;13% alcohol): Ruby-purple. Open, forward nose showcases spicy red berry and underbrush
aromas. Soft, supple darker fruit flavors are complemented by notes
of underbrush and minerals. Finishes with
polished tannins and a stony overlay, but currently comes across as a