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Chateau l'Evangile - 2005 - l'Evangile - 750 ml.

$395.00
Maximum quantity available reached.

Country: France

Region: Bordeaux

Sub Region: Pomerol

Varietal: Cabernet Franc - Merlot

Vintage: 2005 - Size: 750 ml. - Type: Red

#21 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2008
SKU: A5174
Robert Parker: 95

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 for a l’Evangile, it will undoubtedly shut down over the next year or so. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2030.

Wine Spectator: 100

Dark in color, almost purple black, with pure tapenade and hints of ripe plum and berry. Full-bodied, with layer upon layer of velvety tannins and chocolate, berry, vanilla and tea flavors. Lasts for minutes. I am blown away by this wine. This has been amazing since the moment I tasted it from barrel. Reminds me of the superb 1950. Best after 2015.

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