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  • 2000 Sarget de Gruaud Larose – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, St. Julien (5/28/2020)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of lilac, smoke and raspberries. Flavors of raspberries, plums and cherries. Tart acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean towards drink. (91 points)

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  • 1988 Château Gruaud Larose – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, St. Julien (10/18/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout with a slight, tiny meniscus at the rim. Nose of tobacco, herbs du Provence and black berries. Flavors of black berries, black cherries and raspberries. Tart acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d lean toward drink. (93 points)

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  • 2005 Château Ducru-Beaucaillou – France, Bordeaux, Médoc, St. Julien (3/6/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of potpourri and black berries. Flavors of red berries and red raspberries. Medium to bright acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink with air or continue to hold. No rush here. (93 points)

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