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Chateau du Glana, Saint-Julien, 2016

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Chateau du Glana, Saint-Julien, 2016

56% Cabernet Sauvignon and 44% Merlot, given 12 months in oak, 40% new: suave and already approachable. "Bright crimson. Plump, ripe, purple-fruit nose. Very flattering. Easy peasy. Super-round and bright. Slight sandpaper finish."... Read More

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Chateau du Glana, Saint-Julien, 2016

ColourRed

RegionBordeaux

Sub RegionSt Julien

GrowerChateau du Glana

Grape VarietyCabernet Sauvignon & Merlot

Vintage2016

ABV13.5%

Bottle75cl

ClosureCork

CodeGLA116

Our Rating

Medium Bodied

Light > Full

Cabernet Sauvignon

The most prestigious red grape?

Origins

  • Bordeaux region, as a natural cross of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc (established 1997 by DNA analysis)
  • Was known as Vidure or Petit-Vidure
  • Spread throughout left bank of Bordeaux, supplanting white grapes

Characteristics   

  • Fairly easy to grow: hardy, buds...
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Chateau du Glana, Saint-Julien, 2016

56% Cabernet Sauvignon and 44% Merlot, given 12 months in oak, 40% new: suave and already approachable. "Bright crimson. Plump, ripe, purple-fruit nose. Very flattering. Easy peasy. Super-round and bright. Slight sandpaper finish." Drink 2022-2030 16.5 Jancis Robinson, jancisrobinson.com

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