Lot 324


Saint-Julien. 2ième Cru Classé
u. vts. stained label.

A massive wine that is clearly of first-growth quality in this vintage, the 1982 Gruaud Larose remains a youngster. A broodingly dense, thick, unctuously textured, inky/plum/garnet/purple color offers up scents of beef blood, steak tartare, cassis, herbs, tobacco, and underbrush. One of the most concentrated wines of the vintage (as well as one of the most concentrated Bordeaux’s I have ever tasted), it is a huge, full-bodied, weighty, rich wine whose tannins are getting silkier and silkier. It appears set for another 30-40 years of life. This behemoth is a singularly profound example of Gruaud Larose that continues to justify its legendary status. Anticipated maturity: now-2050. WA 98


Saint-Julien. 2ième Cru Classé
1 x wrinkled label.

3 bts.    per lot $700 - $900

TIME LEFT: 5 days
Lot Closes: 12/1/2020 8:00:00 PM EST

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