Abutting St Emilion and in one of the finest sectors of Right Bank vineyard land, Château l'Evangile was named by then owner Jean-Paul Chaperon who also, in 1874, built the château. At the turn of the last century, l'Evangile was deemed to be just behind Vieux Château Certan and Petrus in the ranking of the wines of Pomerol. In 1990 70% ownership was sold to the Rothschilds of Château Lafite, with the remainder being bought up in 1999. Since then, new wine making facilities have been installed and the vineyard completely refurbished. In 2012 six hectares of vines were purchased from La Croix de Gay, swelling Evangile (as it is now called) to its current size of 22 hectares.
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Case of 6 Magnums
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £3,286.12
"The 2015 L'Evangile is composed of 84% Merlot and 16% Cabernet Franc and was matured for 18 months in new oak barrels from Tonnellerie des Domaines (their own cooperage). Deep garnet-purple in color, it absolutely leaps from the glass with complex, gregarious notes of blackberry pie, plum preserves, smoked meats/charcuterie, mocha and licorice plus suggestions of cloves, black soil and unsmoked cigars. Full-bodied, rich, opulent and jaw-droppingly sexy, it has beautifully plush yet firm tannins with a lively backbone and a very long, spicy finish." Lisa Perrotti-Brown
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