Created by Henri Martin, unique since the 50 hectare vineyard of Château Gloria was formed piece by piece over several years by purchasing plots derived exclusively from Grands Crus in 1855. The origin of the soils, the attention to culture and vinification, explain its quality recognized worldwide. Vineyard of 50 hectares, with an average age of 40 spread over three areas, the center of Beychevelle, west and north of the appellation (neighboring Pauillac) on a soil composed of serious original gunzienne overlying a sandy clay layer.
Unique because this vineyard was built piece by piece over several
years, by purchasing parcels exclusively from Grands Crus classified in
1855 of Saint-Julien. The origin of the terroirs, the care given to the culture and the vinification, explain its quality globally recognized.
Vineyard of 50 hectares, with an average age of 40 years spread over
three zones, in the center of Beychevelle, in the west and north of the
appellation (bordering Pauillac) on a soil composed of gravels of
gunzian origin covering a clay-sandy layer. The grape variety is 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot.
The Château Gloria wine reflects this exceptional terroir, it is an
example of balance, finesse, and richness in this price range.
After harvest by hand, the harvest is vinified in stainless steel tanks
thermoregulated in a traditional way for the production of exceptional
wines and long-term. The wine is then aged in barrels, for 14 months, renewed at 40% on average every year.
vines are 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot. After hand picking, the grapes are fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks in the traditional way to produce exceptional wines, and age. The wine is aged in the suite, for 14 months, renewed at 40% on average every year. Like its big brother, the Château Saint-Pierre, he shares outstanding changes in recent years (especially 2009/2010/2011).