Chateau Angelus

Château Angélus, until 1990 known as Château L'Angélus, or simply L'Angélus, is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Saint-Émilion, ranked Premier grand cru classé B in the Classification of Saint-Émilion wine. The winery is located on the Right Bank of the Bordeaux wine region, in the commune of Saint-Émilion in the department Gironde.The château also produces a second wine named Carillon d’Angélus.The estate has been owned by the Boüard de Laforest family since the Domaine de Mazaret was bequeathed to Comte Maurice de Boüard de Laforest in 1909, and expanded by the acquisition of Clos de L'Angélus in 1926 and a plot from Château Beau-Séjour Bécot in 1969. The name refers to the three Angelus bells audible from the vineyards, coming from the chapel at Mazerat, the church in Saint-Martin de Mazeret and Saint-Émilion. Then named L'Angélus presentation card dated 1931, demonstrating the designs of the early 20th century, the label, cork, case and capsule markings. Hubert de Boüard de Laforest joined the family business at Angélus in 1976 having concluded studies under Émile Peynaud at the Faculté d'Oenologie in Bordeaux. Along with several modernising changes, the practice of maturing in new oak was begun in 1980. The estate has been classified as a Premier grand cru since 1996.

  • Chateau Angelus St Emilion 2003

    [SOLD-OUT] Chateau Angelus St Emilion 2003

    Region: France- Bordeaux Right Bank

    "Kudos to proprietor Hubert Bouard, who has been making brilliant wines at this estate since the mid- to late-1980s. A blend of 58% Cabernet Franc and 42% Merlot, the beautiful 2003 (14% alcohol; 6,500 cases produced) is somewhat tightly knit, but it...

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  • [SOLD-OUT] Chateau Angelus St Emilion 1988

    Region: France- Bordeaux Right Bank

    The 1988 is a rich, almost lusty St.-Emilion, with a full-throttle bouquet of licorice, spicy new oak, cassis, olives, and minerals. Full-bodied, deep, and concentrated, it offers excellent extract, and a long, heady, moderately tannic finish."Robert...

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