2020 L'Evangile Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JS 99 DC 98 JL 98 JD 97 VN 96 WA 95 WE 94
JS 99

jamessuckling.com, May 2021

(98-99 points) This is so floral and pure, showing crushed-grape character with some walnut and crunchy seeds. It’s full-bodied, juicy and fresh. Purity of fruit. Juicy and long. 88% merlot and 12% cabernet franc.
DC 98

Decanter, January 2023

Glamour and seduction in spades at L'Evangile giving classic Pomerol typicity with a kick. Floral and expressive on the nose with pink and purple flowers, pink peppercorns, white and dark chocolate, raspberries and black...
JL 98

TheWineCellarInsider.com, May 2021

(96-98 points) Dark garnet in color, initially you notice all the truffle, flowers, dark cocoa and plums with a touch of licorice in the aromatics. On the palate the wine is rich, lush, velvety and full-bodied. There is a...
JD 97

jebdunnuck.com, March 2023

(97+ points) The Grand Vin 2020 Château L'Evangile checks in as 88% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Franc, all of which was brought up in 50% new French oak, with 8% in amphora. Awesome notes of ripe black fruits, darker...
VN 96

Vinous, February 2023

The 2020 L'Évangile is gorgeous. Rich, creamy and expansive in feel, the 2020 is a wine of succulence and textural richness. Black cherry, mocha, espresso, cloves, leather and licorice all meld together. Malolactic...
WA 95

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2023

The 2020 L'Evangile was picked quite early, as the estate's rather young vines were suffering in the dry conditions, and the decision appears to have been judicious, as the wine has turned out very well. Wafting from the...
WE 94

Wine Enthusiast, April 2023

A powerful expression of Merlot, this wine has a dense structure, with serious tannins and concentration. Spicy flavors and dark chocolate are set against the black fruits and final acidity. Drink from 2027. - Roger Voss


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pomerol
Vintage 2020
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork

The 2020 L'Evangile is a Bordeaux Blend that hails from the esteemed Pomerol region of Bordeaux, France. This wine showcases elegance, finesse, and a harmonious profile that has garnered high praise from wine critics and enthusiasts alike.

In the glass, the wine presents a deep, dark garnet color that is visually captivating. Its rich hue hints at the intensity and complexity that awaits the palate. On the nose, the aromas are nothing short of enchanting. Dark berries, plums, vine smoke, and violets intertwine to create a captivating bouquet. These aromatics draw you in, inviting you to take your first sip.

Once on the palate, the 2020 L'Evangile reveals its true beauty. Medium to full-bodied, the wine exudes a fleshy and layered texture that is velvety and indulgent. The tannins are seamlessly integrated, adding structure and depth without overpowering the wine. It is a testament to the winemaker's skill and precision.

According to esteemed wine critic Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, the decision to pick the grapes early proved judicious, as it allowed the wine to avoid any excess and showcase its true potential. The wine is a blend of 88% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Franc, resulting in a balanced and elegant composition.

The 2020 L'Evangile has received high scores from critics, further solidifying its status as an exceptional wine. Jeff Leve of TheWineCellarInsider.com awarded it an impressive score of 98 points, praising its richness, lushness, and opulent finish. James Suckling awarded it 99 points, highlighting its purity of fruit and long-lasting finish. These accolades are a testament to the wine's quality and craftsmanship.

This wine is destined for greatness and has the potential to age beautifully. If you have the patience, allowing it to age for a decade or more will be rewarded with a truly exceptional and harmonious wine-drinking experience. However, if you cannot resist the allure of this wine now, it already offers immense pleasure and can be enjoyed in its youth.

In conclusion, the 2020 L'Evangile is a wine that exemplifies the best of Pomerol. It is a wine that exudes elegance, finesse, and complexity, making it a true gem in the world of Bordeaux. Whether you choose to savor it now or cellar it for future enjoyment, this wine is bound to leave a lasting impression.