Château Angélus 2020
Appellation - Saint-Émilion
Owner - Stéphanie de Boüard de Laforest
0% Cabernet Sauvignon, 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc
Second wine – Le Carillon de l'Angelus
Annual production – 140,000 bottles
"This is wonderfully refined and balanced with such pretty depth. Full-bodied and so polished and pure. Subtle at first, then it takes off and keeps coming. Sophisticated. 60% merlot and 40% cabernet franc."
James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, April 2021
"Supple damson fruits, I love the aromatics on this and the striking fruits. Silky in texture, balanced and elegant, there are big tannins that slowly but surely creep up on you through the palate. This is a sleek, poised, and confidently-constructed Angélus, with depth to the olive, chocolate, cassis body and a crushed mint leaf kiss on the finish. As often with this vintage it is not an exuberant hug, it is more about discreet power and gorgeous stealing-up of flavours and textures giving depth and subtle power. 3.62pH, aged in large sized oak cass and oak barrels. A yield of 37hl/ha."
Drinking Window 2028 - 2048
Jane Anson, Decanter.com, May 2021