2016 | Frankrijk | Bordeaux

Château Gloria 2016 Saint-Julien

  • Château Gloria 2016 Saint-Julien
  • Château Gloria 2016 Saint-Julien
  • Château Gloria 2016 Saint-Julien

Voortreffelijke jaargang, buitengewoon wijnhuis, 14 maanden in barrique en een weldadige puntenregen: de Saint-Julien van Château Gloria is een feest voor liefhebbers van Bordeaux!

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  • Smaakprofiel
    Krachtig & Complex
  • Land & Regio
    Frankrijk, Bordeaux
Normale prijs 49,50 Speciale prijs 48,50
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"One of the best wines ever from Gloria"

The 2016 Gloria is a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot and 7% Cabernet Franc that was picked from 29 September until 17 October. It is matured in slightly less oak than the Saint-Pierre, at 40%. This is a little more backward and broody compared to the Saint-Pierre and indeed its Saint Julien peers, demanding more coaxing from the glass. It almost reluctantly unfolds and unveils subtle pencil box and dry tobacco aromas. The palate is more outgoing than the aromatics with a vibrant, almost citrus-fresh opening, tensile tannins and a satisfying sense of energy. This feels nimble and agile in the mouth with a touch of white pepper lingering on the aftertaste. You come away with the feeling that this Gloria has something up its sleeve for those with patience to cellar it for eight to ten years.
WijnsoortRode Wijn
SmaakprofielKrachtig & Complex
Alcoholgehalte13 %
ClassificatieAOC Saint Julien
Op dronk vanaf2022
Op dronk tot2048
  • Château Gloria 2016 Saint-Julien
  • Château Gloria 2016 Saint-Julien
  • Château Gloria 2016 Saint-Julien

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
93/100 Punten
The 2016 Gloria is comprised of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot aged 14 months in 42% new and 58% one-year-old French oak. Deep garnet-purple in color, it sings of plum preserves, warm cassis and dark chocolate with touches of tobacco, bay leaves and lavender with a waft of dusty soil. The palate is medium-bodied, elegant and savory in the mouth with loads of layers and a lifted finish.

93/100 Punten
Though it's hardly under-the-radar, this unclassified château (one of the few in this appellation) consistently offers rich bright fruit , charm, and juicy generosity in a lighter, elegant St-Julien style, especially in top vintages like 2016. The plots that make up its vineyards were painstakingly acquired by the late Henri Martin and it's now run by his daughter and son-in-law, along with fourth growth Château Saint-Pierre. The blend in 2016 is 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, and 3% Petit Verdot and aged in 40% new barrels. This was the first vintage made in a new winery, with 76 different-sized tanks, and it's one of the best wines ever from Gloria.

James Suckling
94/100 Punten
Beautiful aromas of blackcurrants and blueberries. Hot-stone undertones. Full-bodied, very tight and focused with very fine tannins that are strong and bright. Compressed. Serious.

Château Gloria 2016 Saint-Julien

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