Chateau L'Evangile 1989

Bordeaux Red Blends from Pomerol, Bordeaux, France

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Item No. 6194
  • WS92
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2006
  • RP93
  • ST92
  • WS90
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Winemaker's Notes

As is traditional in Pomerol, the grape blend of this estate is mainly Merlot (65%) which gives the fruit, the body and the softness to the wine, the rest being planted in Cabernet Franc, which gives structure and finesse. The vines are of an average age of 30 years. The cellar operations are mainly traditional, mixed with the best of modern methods. L'Evangile has the full color, the tannins and the bouquet of the grapes from the Pomerol area. After fermentation, the wine is kept in oak casks for two years.

Learn About Chateau L'Evangile Map ItMap It

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Chaperon owned this small Pomerol estate the mid-19th Century and their direct descendants, the Ducasse Family, have since kept the property in their able hands. In 1990, Mrs. Luis Ducasse, wishing to ensure the long term stability of the vineyard and wanting to maintain the subtle quality of the most elegant wine of the area, brought in as a partner, Les Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite).

Learn About Pomerol

POH-mehr-all Small and Seductive It's a tiny region, and it has no classification system. But the wines produced from Pomerol can be sensuous and life-changing. Here lies Chateau Petrus, one of the most expensive and sought-after wines of the world - many vintages commanding prices higher than the first-growth chateaux of the Medoc. The area is all vines, with no real town...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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