Château Angélus 2008 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé 

Château Angélus 2008 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé 

The nose is elegant, fruity and offers a fine power as well as a beautiful grain. It reveals notes of raspberry, cassis, red berries and small notes of blackberries combined with small touches of spices, chocolate, small toasted touches as well as discreet hints of pepper, tobacco and an imperceptible hint of sweet spices. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, well-managed, suave and offers a good definition, finesse, a good finesse of the grain, harmony, a beautiful acidulous frame, gourmandise as well as a beautiful and racy minerality. On the palate this wine expresses notes of blackberries, wild strawberry and small notes of cassis associated with small / fine touches of ripe red berries, licorice, zan, undergrowth, flowers as well as a very discreet hint of sweet spices and an imperceptible hint of mushroom. Tannins are fine, well-built and very discreetly firm. A very discreet chews on the finish. Beautiful persistence. There are hints of red fruit, juicy / fresh blackberry and an imperceptible touch of dark chocolate and toasted almond on the persistence (brings gourmandise). The wine needs to be put in carafe.

Note (Score): 17.75/20

Note (Score): 95-96/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 05/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)