Chateau Gloria 2009
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Smooth open wine the ripest fruit layered with soft tannins. It reveals all the opulent fruit of the year while offering medium-term pleasure. R.V. Wine Enthusiast.
Gloria has long been one of the most popular wines in America but I do not believe they have ever made better wines than they have over the last decade and the 2009 is one of their finest. While this estate is not a classified growth it certainly performs like one in 2009. A dense ruby/purple color is accompanied by an expressive flamboyant bouquet of black fruits Christmas spices licorice and roasted Provencal herbs. Fuller-bodied more concentrated and extracted than most vintages with s
A serious young wine crammed with plum cake blackberry preserves warm fig confiture and blueberry reduction flavors all laced with briar and sweet toasty spice notes and backed by a long tarry finish. Has a rustic edge but lots of stuffing. Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc. Best from 2014 through 2025. 20 415 cases made. Wine Spectator.
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