An exploration of wine

919. Château Gruaud Larose, Grand Cru Classé Saint-Julien, 1989

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Book 5 Wine 919

£??; 12.5%

[A boire dans ???, signed Nicolas]

Another POTG dinner, this time Nicolas Sinoquet the MD of Gruaud-Larose. And another 1989. Pale-mid garnet; broad brick rim. Cigar box, vegetal notes and fresh furniture polish. Dried cassis. Old leather. On the palate, some older, bruised / dried black cherry fruit, soy & balsamic. Pencil lead and cedar, with toasty oak spice. Complex but harmonious. Long.

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