Introduction :Chateau Gloria is an unclassed Bordeaux wine from the Saint-Julien appellation. The winery is located in the central part of France’s Bordeaux wine region Haut-Médoc, in the commune of Saint-Julien-Beychevelle. Regarded as a well-made wine with the best characteristics of Saint-Julien, it is estimated by many to be on a par with the classed growths.
Appellation : Saint-Julien
Grape Variety : 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Franc, and 6% Petit Verdot
Colour : Red
Agricultural practices : Sustainable wine
ABV : 13.50%
Ageing : Manual harvest. Ageing between 12 and 15 months in oak barrels (40% new oak being used).
Tasting notes: “Bright crimson. Refined salty-savoury nose. Aromatic and sweetly fresh. Racy and lightly grainy. Lots of freshness but no excess acidity. Light tannic charge on the end with a rich peacock’s tail finish. Full of charm. Real drive to this wine”. Jancis Robinson
Serving temperature : 16 °C
Food pairing : Lamb