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Chateau Angelus 2005

Your Price: $475.00

Producer: Chateau Angelus
Optimum drinking: 2017-2050
Rating: 100 - Robert Parker
Grape varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon 50%, Cabernet Franc 47%, Cabernet Sauvignon 3%
Winemaker: Michel Rolland - consultant
Appellation: A.O.C. Saint-Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé (B), Bordeaux
Bottle report: Excellent condition overall

Chateau Angelus (formerly L'Angelus) is one of the most prestigious producers in the entire Saint-Emilion district – a name synonymous with crafting voluptuous wines.

As a testament to its quality, the 1996 vintage saw its elevation from Grand Cru to Premier Grand Cru (B) status (in the 1955 Saint-Emilion classification: a rare and highly commendable honour only bestowed upon a handful of estates that have made considerable progress since the classification's inception); and in 2012 it was further upgraded to the highest Saint-Emilion ranking of Premier Grand Cru (A) status.

”Truly great stuff,.. This sensational, opaque, bluish/purple wine offers up notes of vanillin, spring flowers, blueberry and blackberry liqueur, plus a touch of licorice. The wine hits the palate with a thunderous cascade of ripe, rich, concentrated fruit. It is full-bodied, multidimensional and layered. The tannins are beautifully integrated but still present, and the wood, acidity, alcohol, etc., are all beautifully assimilated in this magnificent, majestic vintage of Angelus.

“Following the stunning fragrance of acacia flowers, blueberries, espresso and graphite, this prodigious wine hits the palate with amazing blue and black fruits, sweet tannin, a full-bodied mouthfeel, incredible purity, texture and length. Little is left to chance or imagination in this compelling effort. It is a quintessential style of l’Angelus, only more concentrated and dense than usual. The tannins are sweet and well-integrated, so this is a wine that one can drink despite its infancy at age 10, but it will keep for 40-50 years.” Robert Parker

Please note: bottle shown is for illustrative purposes only (not actual bottle for sale).

Chateau Angelus 2005