Château Gloria

Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend

9.1865 ratings
9.0135 pro ratings
St. Julien, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
Top Notes For
James Forsyth

Strawberries and raspberries and a dash of Christmas spice. A light cake? Not exactly. This Gloria might continue adding complexity in bottle. Not quite trumpeting-angels good, but very pleasant for sure.

Strawberries and raspberries and a dash of Christmas spice. A light cake? Not exactly. This Gloria might continue adding complexity in bottle. Not quite trumpeting-angels good, but very pleasant for sure.

Mar 6th, 2018
Charlie Evans

Really lovely but this was a mistake to put such an old wine in a decanter. It fell apart quicker than it should have. Really elegant though. Oak was really well integrated. Out of a magnum.

Really lovely but this was a mistake to put such an old wine in a decanter. It fell apart quicker than it should have. Really elegant though. Oak was really well integrated. Out of a magnum.

Jan 18th, 2018
Douglas Renall

Great structure. Tannins and acidity on point #saintjulien

Great structure. Tannins and acidity on point #saintjulien

Jan 16th, 2018
Peter van den Besselaar

Vintage 2001 a real Beauty now, great smell!

Vintage 2001 a real Beauty now, great smell!

Nov 7th, 2017
Peter van den Besselaar

Vintage 2012 Beauty in the making #saintjulien #gloria

Vintage 2012 Beauty in the making #saintjulien #gloria

Nov 7th, 2017
Greg Ballington

Co-Founder of Millennial Drinkers Wine Blog

8.9

Bright ruby red. A touch green and earthy on the nose. Medium tannins (5.5/10) and medium plus bodied. Notes of unripe cherries and earthiness on the palate with a long finish. This is a baby that needs some time to develop. Give it a few years in the bottle before opening. Drink from 2019 till 2030. (89+)

Bright ruby red. A touch green and earthy on the nose. Medium tannins (5.5/10) and medium plus bodied. Notes of unripe cherries and earthiness on the palate with a long finish. This is a baby that needs some time to develop. Give it a few years in the bottle before opening. Drink from 2019 till 2030. (89+)

Sep 23rd, 2017
Izek Jasper

Best Gloria I've had. In a fantastic spot. So classic.

Best Gloria I've had. In a fantastic spot. So classic.

Jul 17th, 2017
Sam Coturri

Winery Sixteen 600, Enterprise Vineyards and the Moon Mountain District

9.1

Really nice Left Bank. Showed lots of cab character and classic perfectly integrated oak. Menthol, tobacco and spice.

Really nice Left Bank. Showed lots of cab character and classic perfectly integrated oak. Menthol, tobacco and spice.

4 people found it helpfulDec 19th, 2014
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9.4

The 2014 Gloria is a bold, powerful wine. Dark cherry, smoke, licorice, tobacco and underbrush effortlessly fill out its frame. Ample and richly textured, the 2014 offers remarkable depth, power and pure pedigree. Pomegranate, blood orange and iron add further complexity on the finish. This is a superb showing. Tasted two times. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous)

The 2014 Gloria is a bold, powerful wine. Dark cherry, smoke, licorice, tobacco and underbrush effortlessly fill out its frame. Ample and richly textured, the 2014 offers remarkable depth, power and pure pedigree. Pomegranate, blood orange and iron add further complexity on the finish. This is a superb showing. Tasted two times. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous)

2 people found it helpfulApr 3rd, 2017
Noah Raizman

Gorgeous, resolving tannins, ruby color and beautiful nose of leather, green pepper, dark fruit, tobacco. Showing quite well.

Gorgeous, resolving tannins, ruby color and beautiful nose of leather, green pepper, dark fruit, tobacco. Showing quite well.

1 person found it helpfulJul 29th, 2017