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Chateau Angelus Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2016 En Primeur

Chateau Angelus Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2016 En Primeur

by Château Angelus 2016

Producer : Château Angelus

Region : Bordeaux (France), France (France)

Bottle Per Case : 6 x 750 ml

Food Pairing : Breads, Cured Meat, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables

Tasting Notes

"Incredible depth of fruit to this Angélus, which is dense yet also agile and energetic. There’s just so much dynamic fruit and tannin structure. Makes you want to taste and taste. What a young wine! We will see if 2016 is better than 2015. Both are great."

99-100 points - James Suckling, April 2017

"The 2016 Angelus is a blend of 40% Cabernet Franc and 60% Merlot with much of the production zoning in on the more clayey soils that are ideal in a dry growing season like this. Picked from 4 to 21 October and matured entirely in new oak, it has a very intense bouquet with multilayered blackcurrant, blueberry and floral notes, very refined and precise, not unlike the 2010 in some ways, but I would argue this is more sophisticated. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, crisp acidity, symmetrical in terms of focus with just the right amount of sappiness on the saline finish. It is a superb Angelus from the de Boüard family, destined to give pleasure over many, many years. Once in bottle, I expect it to land towards the top of my banded scale."

96-98 points - Neal Martin, Wine Advocate, April 2017

Specs

Bottles Per Case 6 Pack
Bottle Size 750 ml
Producer Château Angelus
Region Bordeaux (France), France (France)
Alcohol 14% alc./vol.
Style Warm and spicy reds
Vintage 2016
Farming Method Sustainable
Grapes 40% Cabernet Franc, 60% Merlot
Food Pairing Breads, Cured Meat, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables
Descriptors Earthy, Floral, Fruity, Mineral
Wine Type Red
Wood Presence Oaked
Body Full
Price of Case $3, 294.00
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