1990 Angelus 750ml

France - Bordeaux - St Emilion | Premier Grand Cru Classe B/ Red / Bordeaux Blend   |     Watch
1990 Angelus
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Jancis Robinson | 18

Magnum. 50% Cabernet Franc, 50% Merlot. Very deep and with a rich, orange rim but great concentration. Still youthful and a return to Angélus. Silky fresh with lovely sweetness and absolutely lovely now. Pure pleasure. Spice and sweetness and fragrance. Great balance and vibration. What a contrast with 1991! Long and reverberant and great balance. Rich tea-leaf aromas. Very sweet. Long.

Drink Dates: 2001-2020
Author: Jancis Robinson


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Score: 96
Author: Anthony D526
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 12/27/2013
Drink Dates: 2004-2020
Consistent notes which have shown cont'd bottle development and now drinking at its apogee which should continue for several more years. Quite dark ruby/mahogany color w/slight amber edge; lovely nose of black fruit, vegetal (celery seed), olives, casis and earth notes; soft integrated tannins; rich & concentrated on the palate; a complex, elegant, well-balanced wine with relatively low acidity, and an intense long finish (benefited from decanting an hour in advance). Lovely, now fully mature but will hold. A great St. Emilion.

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Score: 88
Author: Wang Chong
Trust Rating: 93
Tasted On: 04/27/2011
3.5 hours in decanter.

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Score: 95
Author: Conrad K
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 03/30/2011
Drink Dates: 2005-2020
Classic. Licorice and crème de cassis on the nose and palate. Balanced, with sweet tannins and a medium finish. This is still a very young wine. Tasted in 375ml.

1 of 1 people found this review useful.

Score: 98
Author: Louritt
Trust Rating: 100
Tasted On: 11/16/2010
so excellent, deep and concentrated, great nose of cab franc and merlot, complex

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Score: 96
Author: gd10102
Trust Rating: 81
Tasted On: 09/30/2009

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About This Producer


Chateau Angelus is located just west of the town of St. Emilion and was promoted to Premier Grand Cru Classe status in 1996. Typical blends consist of Merlot and Cabernet Franc which are grown on Angelus's southerly-exposed vineyards. Chateau Angelus also produces a second wine called Carillon de l'Angelus.

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