2013 Ch L'Evangile Pomerol

Ch L'Evangile Pomerol
Colour
Red
Producer
Château l'Evangile
Region
Pomerol, Red Bordeaux
Grape
Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Drinking
2018-2026
Case Size
12x75cl
Available Now
2013 Ch L'Evangile Pomerol
Colour
Red
Producer
Château l'Evangile
Region
Pomerol, Red Bordeaux
Grape
Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Drinking
2018-2026
Case Size
12x75cl
Available Now

In Bond
Case price

£960.00 (Ex. VAT)

Qty
(3 in stock)

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Tasting Notes

Goedhuis, April 2014, Score: 90-92

Quite a powerful L’Evangile this year, with its ripe succulence of fruit, broad volume and dense Black Forest gâteaux flavours. Ripe, full and very appealing but again an earlier drinking style.

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Producer

Château l'Evangile

L'Evangile has long been one of the most sought after Right Bank châteaux. Since the Rothschildfamily (the Lafite branch) purchased the estate in 1990, its quality has rivalled neighbouring Pétrus and Lafleur.

Region

Pomerol, Red Bordeaux

The small sub-region of Pomerol is situated north-east of the industrious city of Libourne. Pomerol's soils are predominately iron-rich clay with a smattering of gravel that produce wines with extraordinary power and depth. As a result of this clay-dominance, it has the highest percentage of Merlot planted in all of Bordeaux. Certain châteaux are produced exclusively from this grape, but most incorporate smaller quantities of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc as well. Despite its hefty (if not exclusive) proportion of Merlot, many people think of wines from this region as separate entities. As one wine aficionado stated recently, "It's not Merlot. It's Pomerol." Despite the region's small size, Pomerol contains some of the world's most sought after (and expensive) wines including Pétrus, Le Pin, Lafleur, l'Evangile and Vieux Château Certan. Unlike other Bordelais subregions, there is no system of classification. The châteaux are traded on reputation alone.

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