Château du Glana Saint Julien 2018 is a fruity and attractive with blueberry and floral character.
Château du Glana is located on the Route des Grands Vins along the Gironde estuary. More precisely, the Chateau remains between the villages of Beychevelle and Saint-Julien, just opposite Château Ducru-Beaucaillou.
Today, the chateau lays on 59 hectares of vines practically in one piece. The Château du Glana vineyard is under the prestigious appellation d’Origine Contrôlée Saint-Julien.
Grape Variety: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot
Maturing : 12 months ageing, 40% new barrels
Reviews and Tasting Notes:
Château du Glana Saint Julien 2018: An unusual vintage which looks set to rival the greatest!
” Despite the difficult weather conditions lasting until early summer, we were able to contain the spread of highly aggressive mildew.
First, subsequent above-average sunshine, combined with alternating hot days and cool nights were conducive to optimum grape ripening.
Then, quick, even véraison (colour change) produced reliably fine wines. Indeed, the weather conditions at the start of the growing season were particularly difficult.
However, the end result is wonderful. Importantly, the fact that we were able wait patiently and harvest the grapes ‘à la carte’ meant that we could extract their quintessential fruitiness. Round, concentrated, but also well-balanced with an impressive freshness on the palate, 2018 is unquestionably one of the greatest vintages of the 21st century». Ludovic & Julien Meffre – March 2019