Chateau Angelus Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2014 (Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France) - [WE 97] [VM 96] [JS 96] [WS 95] [WA 93]

Chateau Angelus Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2014
(Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France) - [WE 97] [VM 96] [JS 96] [WS 95] [WA 93]

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Ratings & Reviews

97 Points - Wine Enthusiast Magazine:
"Effectively half-and-half Merlot and Cabernet Franc, this is a tremendous wine. With very fine tannins, spice from a touch of wood and swathes of ripe fruits give this wine its concentration and its huge potential. The wine has weight and a dark, dense structure that will allow it to age for many years. Drink from 2027. Roger Voss" - (4/1/2017)

96 Points - Vinous:

"The 2014 Angélus is now really beginning to blossom. It has an outstanding bouquet with plush but delineated black cherry and cassis fruit, crushed violet and just a hint of pencil lead. There is wonderful focus here. The palate is medium-bodied with tightly knit black fruit, graphite and spice. There is weight and presence, but it is effortlessly counterbalanced by the freshness and acidity, whilst the finish if extraordinarily long. Tasted blind at the annual Southwold tasting." Neal Martin - (Mar 2018)

96 Points - James Suckling:
"Wow. This is really decadent and fascinating with forest flowers, chocolate, tea and currants on the nose, which follows through to a firm and silky palate with lots of fruit and balance. Very long and beautiful. Citrusy undertones. Needs five or six years of bottle age to show it all." (Feb 2017)

95 Points - Wine Spectator Magazine:
"This has a dense, muscular core of warm blackberry, black currant and fig paste flavors, shrouded under a cloak of tobacco and loam. Not shy on toast and balanced by a hefty ganache edge, this isn't heady at all, just a terrific expression of the muscular, loamy style. Best from 2026 through 2040. 8,335 cases made." - JM (Region Bordeaux)

93 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
"The 2014 Angelus has developed with some panache during its barrel maturation and now in bottle, it conveys attractive blackberry, briary and vanilla pod aromas, the oak neatly integrated. It is not the most powerful bouquet that Hubert de Boüard de Laforest has ever overseen, though it offers precision and focus. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, a crisp line of acidity, quite compact and linear in the mouth with a subtle oyster-shell note that tinctures the black fruit towards the persistent finish. It is no showstopper, yet there is craftsmanship and terroir-expression here and it should drink well for two decades." - Neal Martin (31st Mar 2017)