(From 2005 Vintage) #21 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2008"L’Evangile’s sublime 2005, a blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc, is the first wine made in their brand new cuverie. Sadly, there are fewer than 3,500 cases of this deep purple-colored offering. A gorgeous nose of meat juices, black raspberries, chocolate, espresso, and notions of truffle oil as well as smoke is followed by a full-bodied Pomerol displaying sweet tannin, a flawless texture, and stunning complexity. While surprisingly showy and forward fo...
Wine AdvocateRating: 100/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 95 on Oct-94
Wine SpectatorRating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/31/97