2011 Chateau du Glana Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 6L
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WS 90
WS 90

Wine Spectator, March 2014

Delivers a solid, racy beam of raspberry coulis, black currant paste and blackberry fruit, underscored by a racy graphite spine. Flashes of fruitcake and tar show on the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Best from...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Julien
Vintage 2011
Size 6L
Percent alcohol 14%

Introducing the 2011 Chateau du Glana, a Bordeaux Blend that hails from the esteemed St Julien region in France. This red wine is a true gem, exuding elegance and complexity with every sip.

In the glass, the Chateau du Glana showcases a deep, garnet color that hints at the intensity and richness that awaits. Its enticing aromas immediately captivate the senses, with notes of cassis, wild blackberry, and plum taking center stage. As the wine breathes, subtle hints of eucalyptus, clove, and a touch of tobacco emerge, adding layers of complexity.

On the palate, this medium-bodied wine bursts with vibrant acidity, creating a lively and invigorating sensation. However, it is important to note that the fruit and structure do not fully support the wine, resulting in a somewhat quick decline. Nonetheless, the Chateau du Glana is a delightful companion to enjoy upon release and over the next 6-8 years.

Renowned wine critic Alex Shaw awarded this vintage an impressive score of 89, praising its aromatic profile and medium-bodied nature. Wine Spectator also recognized the quality of this Bordeaux Blend, awarding it a score of 90. They described it as delivering a solid, racy beam of raspberry coulis, black currant paste, and blackberry fruit, with a racy graphite spine. The finish reveals flashes of fruitcake and tar, further enhancing the wine's complexity.

With an alcohol content of 14.0%, the Chateau du Glana possesses a balanced and harmonious composition. Though it lacks specific closure information, it can be assumed that this wine is sealed with a traditional cork, preserving its integrity and aging potential.

In conclusion, the 2011 Chateau du Glana is a red wine that epitomizes the elegance and charm of Bordeaux. With its enticing aromas, vibrant acidity, and complex flavor profile, it is a wine that demands attention. Whether enjoyed now or cellared for a few more years, this Bordeaux Blend is sure to leave a lasting impression.