Château Gruaud Larose Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 1990 (1500ml)

9.250 ratings on Delectable
$429

...soft black fruit with melted tar, graphite, leather and game. The palate has a gaminess from start to finish, carrying the warmth of that summer into the glass, melted tannins with just a touch of dryness towards the finish. It is a pleasurable...Saint Julien to drink over the next 15 years. Tasted June 2015. eRobertParker.com (Neal Martin)

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Ratings on Delectable

Keith Browning

Great fruit and balance; many years to go on this wine

Great fruit and balance; many years to go on this wine

9.1

Charles Antin Delectable Pro

Senior Wine Specialist/Auctioneer Zachys

Drink now. Perfectly mature.

Drink now. Perfectly mature.

9.1

Matthew Roesch Delectable Pro

In its prime.

In its prime.

9.8

Kim Colonna Delectable Pro

Owner/Sommelier/Importer Petits Creux & Grands Crus

St-Julien !! The velvety and silky side of Bordeaux ...

St-Julien !! The velvety and silky side of Bordeaux ...

9.2

Rick Baumgarten Delectable Pro

At fabulous HDH tasting of 1990 and 2000 Bdx

At fabulous HDH tasting of 1990 and 2000 Bdx

8.7

Kevin Cahill

Cherry and Leather notes. Past its peak, but still nice.

Cherry and Leather notes. Past its peak, but still nice.

8.2

Teng Chuen Wee

Abit sour and tannic. Won't buy again

Abit sour and tannic. Won't buy again

7.6

Keith Crump

1990 a little over the hill

1990 a little over the hill

9.2

Brian Filip

My bottle (a 375ml in great shape with good fill) was, unfortunately, past peak. Strong aroma of dust and must on open. Maybe just a very tiny hint of menthol showing through. Palate had a very small indication of dark berries, but the dust and earth really overwhelmed it. As it breathed, I got a bit more dried meat and leather but still predominately musty. Heavy sediment.

My bottle (a 375ml in great shape with good fill) was, unfortunately, past peak. Strong aroma of dust and must on open. Maybe just a very tiny hint of menthol showing through. Palate had a very small indication of dark berries, but the dust and earth really overwhelmed it. As it breathed, I got a bit more dried meat and leather but still predominately musty. Heavy sediment.

8.6

Joseph Cosgriff

Drinking a wine I sold to someone in 2003. Happily, it's wonderful, everything you hope it would be.

Drinking a wine I sold to someone in 2003. Happily, it's wonderful, everything you hope it would be.

9.3