2015 Angelus Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 6L
  • JL 100
  • JS 99
  • DC 98
  • JD 97
  • WE 97
  • WA 97
  • VN 95

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Reg: $3,995.00

$3,295.00

In Stock: 2 btls
Ships Immediately

Pre-Arrival: 0 btls
ETA: Pending

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JL 100
TheWineCellarInsider.com, May 2018
Still inky in color as you might expect, the wine pops with its smoky, floral, licorice, truffle and chocolate covered boysenberry, or is that cherry, or is that plum? There are so many different fruits on display here... Still inky in color as you might expect, the wine pops with its smoky, floral, licorice, truffle and chocolate covered boysenberry, or is that cherry, or is that plum? There are so many different fruits on display here, it's like being in a farmers market. On the palate, the wine is drenched in velvet. This is sensuality at its best. Full bodied and concentrated, the fruit builds as the finish lingers. The wine should age for 3 decades or longer with ease. Read more at:https://www.thewinecellarinsider.com/search-wine-tasting-notes/?szSearch=Ch%C3%A2teau%20Ang%C3%A9lus
JS 99
jamessuckling.com, February 2018
A great wine with superb concentration and richness. yet it's ever so agile and polished. Spices, blueberries, cinnamon and dried flowers. Full body and polished and full tannins. Great length. The refinement to the... A great wine with superb concentration and richness. yet it's ever so agile and polished. Spices, blueberries, cinnamon and dried flowers. Full body and polished and full tannins. Great length. The refinement to the tannins is amazing. Compacted. Essence-like. Needs five or six years to open. Try in 2025.
DC 98
Decanter, December 2017
A beautiful Angélus, its clear balance on display in the contrast between rich impact and palate-climbing layers of freshness. This is extremely accomplished, taking its time to show its power and density, leisurely... A beautiful Angélus, its clear balance on display in the contrast between rich impact and palate-climbing layers of freshness. This is extremely accomplished, taking its time to show its power and density, leisurely playing with dark spice, liquorice and chocolate notes against the grip of juicy acidity and feather-soft tannins. It's really rather gorgeous, and is going to settle in for a long life. 100% new oak. Drinking Window 2023 - 2040 - Jane Anson Read more at https://www.decanter.com/wine-reviews/france/bordeaux/chateau-angelus-st-emilion-1er-grand-cru-classe-a-2015-17595#ilzHhzAIk3OQFC06.99
JD 97
jebdunnuck.com, November 2017
97+ A total blockbuster is the 2015 Angelus and it’s reminiscent of a slightly more elegant 2009. Made from 62% Merlot and 38% Cabernet Franc brought up in new barrels, this rich, opulent beauty boast killer notes of... 97+ A total blockbuster is the 2015 Angelus and it’s reminiscent of a slightly more elegant 2009. Made from 62% Merlot and 38% Cabernet Franc brought up in new barrels, this rich, opulent beauty boast killer notes of blackcurrants, blackberry liqueur, truffle, chocolate and scorched earth. With full-bodied richness, building, ripe tannin and a stacked profile on the palate, this hedonistic Bomb of a wine from Hubert de Boüard needs 4-5 years of cellaring and will keep for three decades or more.
WE 97
Wine Enthusiast, April 2018
This wine is structured, powerful and ripe but also elegant and stylish. Juicy black fruits combine with a dry, structured core to give the wine both its richness and its future. Powered by its fruit and tannins, it has... This wine is structured, powerful and ripe but also elegant and stylish. Juicy black fruits combine with a dry, structured core to give the wine both its richness and its future. Powered by its fruit and tannins, it has good aging potential. Drink from 2027.
WA 97
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2018
A blend of 62% Merlot and 38% Cabernet Franc, the 2015 Angelus reveals a deep garnet-purple color and fragrant aromas of crushed red currants, warm plums and pencil shavings with hints of incense, sage, violets and... A blend of 62% Merlot and 38% Cabernet Franc, the 2015 Angelus reveals a deep garnet-purple color and fragrant aromas of crushed red currants, warm plums and pencil shavings with hints of incense, sage, violets and tobacco. Full-bodied, very fine and intense yet exquisitely delicate with wonderful freshness, it has ripe yet firm, very finely grained tannins and an epically long, perfumed finish. With bags of perfume and a captivating plushness, this Angelus is a real head-turner! - Lisa Perrotti-Brown
VN 95
Vinous, February 2018
95+ Readers will have to be very patient with the 2015 Angélus. Massively tannic and forbidding, Angélus is one of the most reticent, unyielding 2015s I tasted. The high percentage of Cabernet Franc, the approach to... 95+ Readers will have to be very patient with the 2015 Angélus. Massively tannic and forbidding, Angélus is one of the most reticent, unyielding 2015s I tasted. The high percentage of Cabernet Franc, the approach to extraction, aging in the cellar - which involves minimal racking and low S02 - and slightly late bottling are some of the factors that result in a huge, powerful, impenetrable wine at this stage. Even so, the 2015 exudes concentration and depth. Time in the glass brings out some of the wine's unctuousness, but it will be at least a decade before the 2015 is ready to deliver true drinking pleasure.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Emilion
Vintage 2015
Percent alcohol 15%
Closure Cork