Blason de L’Evangile 2014, A.C. Pomerol
Blason de L’Evangile is produced using fruit from the younger vines at Chateau L’Evangile, in the appellation of Pomerol. The blend is always Merlot rich with a small percentage of Cabernet Franc. Blason shares many of the same characteristics as its counterpart – although tends to reach optimum maturity earlier, and won’t hold for quite as long. Blessed with unique soils, the vineyards of L’Evangile produces wonderfully supple wines with layers of rich red fruit.
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Blason de L’Evangile 2014 possesses a purple edged ruby colour. The nose offers sweet baked cherry tart, black plum jam, vanilla, cocoa and toast. The palate has a firm backbone of tannin with perfectly weighted acidity which helps to underpin the suave red cherry fruit. This is a fairly intense vintage of Blason that requires a dish rich in protein, however the fruit is fairly primary and will certainly benefit from a year in the cellar. Decant and enjoy with roast beef.
Two hours before serving
2017 to 2025
roast beef or lamb
Domaines Baron de Rothschild (Lafite)
Merlot and Cabernet Franc
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