1997 Château L'Evangile
Wine.comThe outstanding Chateau lEvangile has one of the best reputations in Pomerol, which it well deserves. The mature wine shows a rich, full-bodied nose of black fruits (plums and blackberries), chocolate, toffee, and roasted herbs. The complex bouquet accompanies a medium acidity typical of Merlot-based wines and ripe, plush flavors of compelling richness. Most vintages have strong tannins, giving Chateau lEvangile one of Pomerols best potential aging profiles of six to twenty-five or even more year...
International Wine CellarRating: 88-91 - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on May-98
Wine AdvocateRating: (90-93) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 116 on Apr-98