• Chateau Gloria Saint Julien 2016 96

    Chateau Gloria Saint Julien 2016

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    96pts Vinous

    Vinous:  "The 2016 Gloria is one of the undisputed stars of this vintage. Rich, deep and explosive, the 2016 possesses tremendous intensity in all of its dimensions. Sweet red cherry, tobacco, menthol, licorice and dried rose petal all add complexity. In 2016 Gloria is a real head-turner. It should be a fabulous value as well. There is not much else to say."  Jan 2019

    Winery:  "Once the grapes have been picked by hand, the harvest is vinified in the traditional way in heat-regulated stainless steel vats, in order to produce truly exceptional wines which can be laid down for a long time. The wine then spends 14 months being aged in casks, with an average of 40% of them being replaced every year.

    An intense garnet color. Complex red berry, jammy and spicy aromas. Well-balanced and dense on the palate, fresh tannins and an outstanding elegance, with a long, precise, elegant, silky finish."

    Varietal 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot
    Aging 14 months in casks, an average of 40% of which are replaced 
    Region St.-Julien, France