Chateau L'Evangile 2000

Bordeaux Red Blends from Pomerol, Bordeaux, France

$66.99
Item No. 56546
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • RP98
  • WS96
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2006
  • RP93
  • ST92
  • WS90
  • 1990
  • WS95
  • RP90
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Winemaker's Notes

We rounded out the century with a growing year just as early as in 1999. After a rainy spring, the summer was relatively overcast, but had produced rain. During the month of August, dry weather and a heat wave led us to begin the harvest of the first Merlots on 15 September. The Cabernet Francs were not harvested until the 27 September, so that they could fully mature. This patient wait for maturity paid off in the form of a silky and supple fine wine. It is obsidian in color, with a deep bouquet and a silky palate. It has a fine and velvety texture. This great vintage will surely age for a long time.

Great concentration to this wine. Yet it's harmonious and classy. The ripe fruit and toasted oak jump out of the glass. Full-bodied, with an opulent fruit, coffee, and milk chocolate character. Velvety and round textured.

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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