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2016 Carillon de l'Angelus Angelus Bordeaux St Emilion France Still wine

2016 Carillon de l'Angelus

Angelus

93Average Score
flagBordeaux / France
Red
drink-now2023-2040

The level of precision in the cellar at Angélus is always impressive, but they have taken it to new levels in recent years. Parts of the harvest undergo cold soak, plots are vinified at different temperatures, and undergo different lengths of post-fermentation maceration depending on tannic or fruit potential. The cellar is kept cooler than normal to preserve aromatics. This wine is delicious, with a hugely aromatic freshness in the mouth, showing griotte cherries, gourmet spice and floral notes of violets and white flowers. This is 70% new oak, a little more than usual, but a mark of the vintage is this ability to take new oak very well. Blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc. Apr 2017, www.decanter.com, Drink: 2023-2040

Decanter    Score: 94/100    Drink 2023-2040

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