1982 Gloria 750ml

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WA 88   WS 89   Customer 90
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Professional Reviews For This Wine


Wine Advocate | Rating: 88

The 1982 Gloria is proving to be one of the most pleasant surprises of the vintage. Recent bottles have been beautifully rich, with classic blackcurrant fruit intertwined with scents of spice, herbs, and cedar. Full-bodied, with a lovely concentrated feel, this is the richest Gloria since the tannic 1975 and glorious 1970 (now in decline). The 1982 could have been bought for a song when released (I purchased it for $7.29 a bottle). When it was young, it was just a big ball of juicy fruit, but it has developed well. While seemingly fully mature, this wine will easily last for another 7-10 years. Tasted 8 times since bottling with consistent notes.

Drink Dates: 1995-2005
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 102

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Wine Spectator | Rating: 89

Big, warm and ripe. Medium ruby color. Fresh and fruity, with perfume, berry and raspberry aromas. Medium-bodied, with berry, cherry and chocolate flavors, medium tannins and a medium finish.--1982 Bordeaux horizontal. Drink now.

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Author: James Suckling


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Customer Reviews For This Wine


Rating: 90
Author: Ilya S
Trust Rating: 85
Tasted On: 03/22/2013
In a vertucal tasting it was a slight disappointment, although a decent bottle. 1983 was better along all the dimensions, mostly elegance. Lack of balance, yet classical Bordeaux at its peak. I don't think it will improve any further

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