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2012 Château Gloria Saint Julien Bordeaux

The Gourmet Corner

  • Appelation: AOC Saint Julien  
    Grape varieties: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot
    Tasting note: score 90 - Juicy, well made red with vibrant plummy flavours and wonderful drinkability. Round, supple, with ripe black fruits on the palate and moderate finish. Tasted in: Bordeaux, France. Maturity: Young. (06-Apr-2013) [Asian Palate Jeannie Cho Lee]
  • Food pairing: Beed stew, meat on the bbq and any soft cheeses will go well with this deep red wine!
    Location: Bordeaux France - Saint Julien
    Size of the vineyard / Total Production: 50 hectares
    Terroir / Soil: Gunzian gravel on a clayey-sandy subsoil
    Date of harvest: 3rd to 16th of October 2012
    Vinification: Traditional method used for the production of exceptional wines to be laid down for a long time. Aged 14 months in casks, an average of 40% of which are replaced
    Age of the vines: A vineyard with an average vine age of 40 years distributed over three zones, in the centre of Beychevelle, to the west and to the north of the appellation (bordering Pauillac).
    Name: 2012 Château Gloria Saint Julien Bordeaux
    Area: saint julien bordeaux (see Map)
  • Created by Henri Martin and the only one of its kind as this 50-hectare vineyard was put together piece-by-piece over a number of years, through the purchase of plots exclusively from grands crus classified in 1855. The origin of the terroirs, the care taken over the growing and the vinification all help to explain its world-renowned quality.

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Category: Bordeaux, Red, Saint Julien

Type: Wine

Vendor: The Gourmet Corner


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