2005 Chateau Angelus St. Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe
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65 Ratings
2005 Chateau Angelus St. Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe
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  • Robert Parker
    This is a presale offer! Full payment is required on all presales. Wine is due in Spring/Summer of 2008. "Could this be the most profound Angelus yet made by the brilliant Hubert de Bouard since he turned this once under-achieving estate around in the mid-eighties? A blend of 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc, the spectacular, inky/blue/purple-hued 2005 (7,080 cases; 14.5% natural alcohol) exhibits an extraordinary projected nose of blueberries, blackberries, liqueur of minerals, flowers, and su...
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Among the top St. Emilion bottlings in recent years, Angelus rings the bell once again with its rich and opulent style. Full, ripe and plush with more than a slight resemblance to Napa's best, it is a deeply fruited and unabashed proponent of the new "international" model. Its juicy intensity moves it to the head of the class now, but it has the tannic substructure to grow for a good many years.