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Château Gloria

The winery is located in the municipality Saint-Julien or the same area in Médoc ( Haut-Médoc. Bordeaux ). In the Bordeaux Classification According to the old system, which is no longer valid, it was last classified as "Cru Bourgeois" in 2003. It was built in the 1940s by Henri Martin (+1991), the mayor of St. Julien and "Grand Maître of the Commanderie du bontemps" (Order of ceremonies of the Médoc). Together with the Château Bel-Air and classified in fourth place (Quatrième Cru Classé) Château Saint-Pierre the entire property operates under the name "Domaines Henri Martin".

The management of the company was taken over by Martin-in-law Jean-Louis Triaud after Martin's death. The vineyards cover 50 hectares and are planted with Cabernet Sauvignon (65%), Merlot (25%), Cabernet Franc (5%) and Petit Verdot (5%). The extremely long-lived red wine is aged for 18 months in half new barriques. The two second wines are called "Château Peymartin" and "Château Haut-Beychevelle-Gloria".

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