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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château Gloria

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

St Julien

Grape Blend:

Cab. Sauvignon | Merlot | Cab. Franc | Petit Verdot

Château Gloria, St Julien, 2016

6x75cl £180.00

10 cases, 5 bottles

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Tasting Note:

We're normally admirers of Henri Martin's St Juliens: Gloria and St Pierre. They are made in a unique style, but often offer lots of hedonistic fruit and toasty oak, and succeed. The 2016s appear to be a little over the top and pumped up. It feels like the extractions went a bit too far and the tannins are overly dry and bitter. We'll see... 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot.

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