Red

1970 Château Gruaud Larose

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Médoc
  • St. Julien
Drink between 1995 - 2008 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 62

  • SLR204 Likes this wine: 94 points

    November 26, 2021 - Still drinking well! Fully broken down tannins, very smooth and light texture. Wonderful nose of light earth and spiced fruits. Dark and light flavors of earth, tobacco, black fruits, spices. Delicious.

  • paulst Likes this wine: 97 points

    November 1, 2021 - Earth, cedar and blackberry nose; lean yet deep with fully resolved tannin; long earth and sweet blackberry finish.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • europat55 wrote: 92 points

    July 15, 2021 - Gorgeous nose (93); Outstanding palate (91)

  • paulst Likes this wine: 93 points

    April 18, 2021 - Nicely mature; light and balanced; clean soft smooth finish.

    2 people found this helpful Comments (1)
  • mdahar wrote: 90 points

    April 17, 2021 - Done after 30 minutes

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View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Sep/Oct 2020, Issue #89, Recently-Tasted Bordeaux And Revisiting the 1855 Left Bank Classification, 9/1/2020

    (Château Gruaud-Larose (St. Julien)) Subscribe to see review text.

Vintage Tastings

  • By John Kapon
    Chicago Recap, 11/2/2011

    (Gruaud Larose magnum) Subscribe to see review text.

View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Jul/Aug 2006, Issue #4, 1970 Claret: Thirty-six Years’ Young

    (Château Gruaud Larose) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1970
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Gruaud Larose
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Médoc
  • Appellation St. Julien
  • UPC Code 087000336810

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 3 (0%)
  • In Cellars 404 (63%)
  • Consumed 231 (36%)

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