Color: Dark red with good density.
Aroma: Sweet red and black currants, brambly blackberry jam, black olive, dried herbs and violets.
Taste: Soft entry, round with medium weight, toasty oak no... Read More
"There have been many great Glorias over the years as this property consistently over-performs. The 2009 may be the finest yet produced. Loaded with notes of Christmas fruitcake intermixed wit... Read More
Sweet and brambly on the nose with scents of wild blackberries, fresh herbs, twizzlers and some spiced cranberry jelly. Focused, taut and vibrant in the mouth, this has lovely freshening acidi... Read More
• Rich aromas of blackberry, plum, and raspberry mingle with toasted oak.
• Flavors of blackberry and black plum are balanced by cocoa and a dusty sense of terroir.
• Fruit-forward, food-frien... Read More
90 pts - Wine SpectatorFruit-driven aromas of raspberry and licorice, lifted by floral and orange peel nuances. Juicy and sweet in the mouth, with a lively sugar/acid balance and more spicy re... Read More
"A tiny crop of 18 hectoliters per hectare (the result of the mid-May hail damage) lead to an opaque purple-colored, richest, most concentrated, biggest Barde-Haut made to date. A blend of 90%... Read More
"Progress has been ongoing at this vineyard, but proprietor Alexandre Bonnie has hit the proverbial home runs in 2009 with both his red and white wines. The best Malartic Lagraviere I have eve... Read More
Complex nose with deep notes of cherry mixed to spicy fragrances. A lovely mix of chocolate and vanilla with blackberry and wooded notes to the palate topped by an exceptionally long finish. I... Read More
Pretty interesting wine. Quite different from the California style for a Bordeaux blend. (Well, duh.) That might be from the lack of Cabernet Sauvignon. First of all, it is a very attractiv... Read More