Blason de L’Evangile 2015, A.C. Pomerol
Chateau L’Evangile, situated in the appellation of Pomerol, dates back as far as 1741 and was acquired by DBR Lafite in 1989 – making L’Evangile the one and only property Lafite have on the ‘right bank’ of Bordeaux. The vineyard is planted with Merlot and Cabernet Franc, and produces richly textured, complex and ripe Merlot based clarets. The Grand Vin, Chateau L’Evangile, requires substantial cellaring prior to optimum drinking. The second cuvee, Blason de L’Evangile, is accessible in it’s youth – both are wonderful examples of what this prestigious vineyard can achieve.
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Heady and rich on the nose with caramelised cherry, mocha, dark chocolate and sweet plum sauce. This is a modern style of Pomerol, super ripe and beefy! If you are looking for elegance the 2014 vintage may be better suited to your palate. The 2015 clocks in at 15% abv and attacks the palate with layers of ripe silky fruit and lashings of sweet spicy oak. It’s a great wine, but you have to enjoy modern Bordeaux to appreciate it.
An hour before serving
2019 – 2028
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