Features a core of focused cassis and damson plum flavors, along with light lilac, iron and bramble notes. Shows juicy energy on the finish, with the iron hint lingering longest. Accessible already. Drink now through 2029. 21,650 cases made.
- Alcohol %: 12.7%
- Decant Time: 1 hour
- Taste: Leather, Cassis, Dark berries, Dried herbs, Cherry, Red currant, Ripe tannins
- Food Matching: Roast lamb, Beef bourguignon, Mushroom risotto, Aged cheeses
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The 2016 Chateau Gruaud-Larose 'Sarget de Gruaud-Larose' is a testament to the classic elegance of Saint-Julien wines. With a nose that exudes notes of leather, cassis, and an array of dark berries, complemented by a whisper of dried herbs, this wine captures the essence of its prestigious terroir. The palate reveals a youthful vigor balanced by ripe tannins and a medley of crushed cherry and red currant flavors, culminating in a finish that is both pure and lengthy. Aged for 14 months in French oak barrels, this wine showcases a fine structure and drinkability that belies its modest price point. Decant for an hour to unveil its full spectrum of flavors and enjoy with hearty dishes like roast lamb or beef bourguignon.