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Product code: 3819

Château Gloria, St-Julien, Bordeaux, France, 2016

Château Gloria, St-Julien, Bordeaux, France, 2016

Producer Profile

Winemaking

Gloria underwent extensive modernisation in 1991. The winery was entirely renovated and equipped with a conveyor belt from the grape hopper, an ultra-modern destemmer that keeps the grapes whole, new glazed stainless steel temperature-controlled vats, and a system for concentrating the wine by evaporating it in a vacuum. A second aging cellar was built in 2000, bringing the total capacity up to 2,000 barrels. The wine is aged 45% in new oak barrels for 12 months, with racking every three months. The estate works with 7 coopers; who provide medium-toasted American and French oak barrels.

Oak Treatment

Time: 14 months
Type: French
% wine oaked: 100
% new oak: 40

Tasting Note

A beautiful deep intense red colour, Lovely, jammy prune and blackcurrant aromas. Elegant, silky and precise on the palate, with dense, harmonious tannins. A smooth finish for this particularly attractive vintage. Stunning!

Food Matching

The traditional partner to roast beef and hearty meat dishes in generalo.

Technical Details
Varieties:
Cabernet Sauvignon 61%
Merlot 27%
Others 12%
ABV:
13.5%

Closure:
Natural cork

Colour:
Red

Style:
Still wine

Case Size:
6 x 75cl