Château Haut Gléon Rouge

Château Haut Gléon produces wines of character, elegant and refined with a broad palette of flavors, presented in a distinctive, unique bottle based on a historical model found in the château’s store rooms.

Bottle Size: 750 mL

  • Vintage 2014
  • Producer
  • Country France
  • Region Languedoc
  • Sub Region Corbières
  • Composition:
    60% Grenache, 25% Syrah, 15% Carignan Vieilles Vignes
  • Pairing Suggestions Ideal with a risotto, fillet of duck breast, a moussaka, meat served in sauce or mature cheeses.
    SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16°C / 18°C.
    AGEING POTENTIAL: 10 to 12 years.
  • Tasting Notes Deep garnet red. An intense, complex bouquet with black fruit, mild spices and roasted coffee bean hints. Full and rounded on the palate with mellow tannins. A long, fresh finish.

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  • Vineyard The Grenache comes from the Portel plot. Oligocene limestone marl soils.The Syrah is planted on Trias limestone marl near the estate buildings. The Carignan is on gravel with colluvium.
  • Vinification Traditional vinification in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats. Long maceration (four weeks) with short daily pumpings-over for gentle extraction. 12 months in french oak barrels of 228 and 300L.
  • Viticulture The average density is 4,000 vines/hectare. Gobelet pruning for the Grenache and Carignan. Traines on wires with cordon de royat pruning for the Syrah. De-budding. Green harvesting. Low yields. Harvesting by hand in 10kg trays – sorted by hand.
 

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