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Château Gloria

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 In the Bordeaux Classification according to the old now no longer valid system, it was last classified in 2003 as "Cru Bourgeois".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

The management of the company was taken over after the death of Martin by the son-in-law Jean-Louis Triaud. 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 oak barrels. The two second wines are called "Château Peymartin" and "Château Haut-Beychevelle-Gloria".

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