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42 Ratings
Château Angelus Saint-Emilion

Wine Details

Region

BordeauxFrance

Wine Description

(2003 Vintage) "Kudos to proprietor Hubert Bouard, who has been making brilliant wines at this estate since the mid- to late-1980s. A blend of 58% Cabernet Franc and 42% Merlot, the beautiful 2003 (14% alcohol; 6,500 cases produced) is somewhat tightly knit, but it reveals a perfumed nose of rose petals, blackberries, menthol, and cedar. This broad, sweet 2003's supple attack is followed by a tannic mid-section. The wine does not appear to be as dense or structured as the 2004. Given the high percentage of Cabe...

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    close then strong, middle Bordeaux style

    over 7 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (1994 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (1994 Vintage)
  • Decanter
    (1994 Vintage) Rating: 0/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Deep red; sweet rich oaky nose, fleshy, cedary; soft-textured yet quite chunky, seems over-extracted; medium length.
  • Wine Spectator
    (1989 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/31/99
  • Wine Advocate
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: (89-91) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 140 on Apr-02