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Date Printed: 7/24/2014
Glen Carlou Grand Classique 2002
Glen Carlou Grand Classique 2002
(search item no. 88059)

PRICE ON 7/24/2014: $18.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2006 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Color: Deep ruby red, intense and brilliant

Aroma: Cloves, sandalwood, fresh berries,

Flavor: Ripe tannin, clean intense fruit, black berries

Finish: Taste holds in the mouth with excellent balance

General: This wine follows the classic style blends that we have been making from our first vintage in 1989. This vintage should last for a very long time as it is perfectly balanced both analytically and in flavor, promising a great wine in the years to come.

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About Glen Carlou:

Glen Carlou was established in 1985, and since 2003, Glen Carlou has been solely owned and operated by Hess Family Estates. Glen Carlou is located in the picturesque Paarl Valley in the Cape Winelands in South Africa. They enjoy a Mediterranean climate of warm, dry summers and cold, wet winters. An exciting variety of slopes and the riches of their soils create unique winegrowing conditions, while judicious vineyard practices ensure the cultivation of healthy flavorsome grapes reflecting the inherent characteristics of their terroir.