Château Gruaud Larose 2020, 2ème Cru, Saint-Julien 12 x 75cl

GRUA205
One of the most famous and historic Saint Julien 2nd Growth properties, it has also been one of the most popular for many years. A consistent high performer.
This is an En Primeur wine and special conditions apply.
Type:
Vintage:
2020
Size:
12 x 75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc
Genres:
Style:
N/A
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Saint-Julien
Body:
Rich, bold and robust
Drinking Window:
Drink from 2029 through to 2045
£765.00
 

Château Gruaud-Larose

Château Gruaud Larose is a 2ème cru classé property that produces one of St Julien's most full-bodied and long-lived wines. It owns 84 hectares of vineyards located on a gravel-rich plateau, just west of Château Beycheville.

Tasting Notes

The Château has not provided tasting samples

Vinification

To produce the wine of Château Gruaud Larose, the wine is vinified in a combination of cement tanks and wood vats. A portion of the malolactic fermentation takes in place in French, oak barrels (about 35%). The remainder of the malolactic fermentation takes place in a combination of cement vats and oak tanks. The wine of Chateau Gruaud Larose is then aged in 80% new, French oak barrels for about 18-24 months. The amount of time and percentage of new oak varies on the needs of the specific Bordeaux vintage.