Chateau Gloria

Chateau Gloria

Château Gloria is an unclassified St-Julien property that produces clarets that equal in quality those from the more prestigious classed growths. Henri Martin, a cooper by upbringing, took over the property in 1942 and began purchasing plots of vineyards from classed growth properties such as Gruaud-Larose, Talbot, Lagrange and Léoville-Barton. By the mid 1960s he had 50 hectares spread across the appellation. In 1982 he purchased Château St-Pierre and thus realised his lifetime ambition of owning a Grand Cru Classé property.

Henri Martin died in 1991 and Gloria is now run by his son-in-law Jean-Louis Triaud. The wine is a blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 5% Petit Verdot. It is aged in a combination of large oak foudres and small oak barrels (50% new).

Gloria produces a wine that is typically deep in colour and rich, cassis-laden and cedary on the palate. It normally needs 7-10 years of bottle age to show at its best.
 

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2008 Ch. Gloria, St Julien
Red
2008
Ready, but will keep
Medium Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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2012 Ch. Gloria, St Julien
Red
2012
Ready, but will improve
Medium Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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2011 Ch. Gloria, St Julien
Red
2011
Ready, but will improve
Medium Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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2005 Ch. Gloria, St Julien
Red
2005
Ready, but will keep
Medium Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
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2016 Ch. Gloria, St Julien
Red
2016
For laying down
Medium Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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2014 Château Gloria, St Julien, Bordeaux
Red
2014
For laying down
Medium Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
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