1982 Ch L'Evangile Pomerol - 12x75cl
  • Colour Red
  • Producer Château l'Evangile
  • Region Pomerol
  • Drinking 1997 - 2020
  • Case size 12x75cl
  • Available

1982 - Ch L'Evangile Pomerol - 12x75cl

  • Colour Red
  • Producer Château l'Evangile
  • Region Pomerol
  • Drinking 1997 - 2020
  • Case size 12x75cl
  • Available

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  • Robert Parker, June 2000, Score: 95

    Dark plum-colored with purple nuances, this complex 1982 reveals notions of cedar, allspice, black raspberries, blackberries, and currants. Expansive on the palate, with superb density, low acidity, full body, and a juicy, fat, mouth-staining mid-palate, this youthful Pomerol is approaching full maturity. Powerful and concentrated, it will evolve effortlessly for another 15-20 years. Drink 2000-2020

  • Jancis Robinson, July 2002, Score: 18.5/20

    Ch L'Évangile 1982 Pomerol 18.5 Drink now-2007 Very, very deep crimson. Minerals. Lovely, sweet and gentle with real layers of flavour development. Appetising. Lovely now!

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

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.