Château Angélus Red Bordeaux Blend St. Émilion Grand Cru 2009

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Château Angélus is located just half a mile from the Saint-Emilion bell tower, on the famous ôpied de côteö, facing due south. Its current consolid... Read more

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External Review
Source: Millesima USA LLC
06/30/2010

Château Angélus is located just half a mile from the Saint-Emilion bell tower, on the famous ôpied de côteö, facing due south. Its current consolidation and renovation is the culmination of a commitment made by seven generations of the Boüard de Laforest family. The property owes its name to a plot of vines from which the Angelus bell can be heard ringing at all three local churches: Mazerat Chapel, Saint-Martin de Mazerat church and Saint-Emilion church. Promoted to ôPremier Grand Cru Classéö status, the estate is recognised throughout the world as one of the finest in Saint-Emilion.This success is due to many years of devotion by the same family. Respect for traditional practices in both vineyards and cellar is combined with constant technical progress, so that each vintage is brought to the very summit of perfection.


External Review
Source: Millesima USA LLC
05/19/2010

1 x 3000ML Double-Magnum


External Review
Source: Millesima USA LLC
05/19/2010

1 x 750ML Bottle


External Review
Source: Millesima USA LLC
05/19/2010

1 x 5000ML Jéroboam


External Review
Source: Millesima USA LLC
05/19/2010

1 x 1500ML Magnum


External Review
Source: Millesima USA LLC
05/19/2010

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External Review
09/23/2010

I tasted this three separate times, and on two occasions I thought it had the potential to be a perfect wine. The home estate of Hubert de Bouard, this 62+ acre vineyard produced a 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc blend in 2009, with yields of 20 he... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Angelus 1500ml


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06/01/2012

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"Concentrated aromas of boysenberry and raspberry jam. Full-bodied and powerful, with beautiful fruit-coated tannins and a long, spicy, rich aftertaste. All there for a top vintage from Angélus...94-97" WS 04/10 "I tasted this three separate times, and on two occasions I thought it had the potential to be a perfect wine. The home estate of Hubert de Bouard, this 62+ acre vineyard produced a 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc blend in 2009, with yields of 20 hectoliters per hectare, and a whopping alcohol degree of 14.5%. Of course, the latter component is not even noticeable, as that is one of the erroneous myths about high alcohol in some 2009 Bordeaux. It just doesn’t show, thanks to the wine’s extraordinary concentration. This is a fabulous wine, with that tell-tale, dense, inky blue color that Angelus always seems to achieve. It displays an extraordinary nose of acacia flowers (or is it violets?) intermixed with blueberry liqueur, black raspberries, cassis, licorice, incense, and graphite. Full-bodied, viscous, with great intensity , vibrancy, and transparency, this is one of the all-time great wines from Angelus and a 21st century version of their 1989 and 1990. It should drink well for 20+ years – at the very minimum...96-100" WA 04/10 "This is already phenomenal, with super fine tannins and an incredible core of fruits. Notes of licorice, blackberries, and blueberries steal the show. Full bodied, it has everything in place and in harmony. This is really put together well, wonderful stuff. Barrel sample. 97+" JamesSuckling.com 1/11

"Concentrated aromas of boysenberry and raspberry jam. Full-bodied and powerful, with beautiful fruit-coated tannins and a long, spicy, rich aftertaste. All there for a top vintage from Angélus...94-97" WS 04/10 "I tasted this three separate times, and on two occasions I thought it had the potential to be a perfect wine. The home estate of Hubert de Bouard, this 62+ acre vineyard produced a 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc blend in 2009, with yields of 20 hectoliters per hectare, and a whopping alcohol degree of 14.5%. Of course, the latter component is not even noticeable, as that is one of the erroneous myths about high alcohol in some 2009 Bordeaux. It just doesn’t show, thanks to the wine’s extraordinary concentration. This is a fabulous wine, with that tell-tale, dense, inky blue color that Angelus always seems to achieve. It displays an extraordinary nose of acacia flowers (or is it violets?) intermixed with blueberry liqueur, black raspberries, cassis, licorice, incense, and graphite. Full-bodied, viscous, with great intensity , vibrancy, and transparency, this is one of the all-time great wines from Angelus and a 21st century version of their 1989 and 1990. It should drink well for 20+ years – at the very minimum...96-100" WA 04/10 "This is already phenomenal, with super fine tannins and an incredible core of fruits. Notes of licorice, blackberries, and blueberries steal the show. Full bodied, it has everything in place and in harmony. This is really put together well, wonderful stuff. Barrel sample. 97+" JamesSuckling.com 1/11

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