Château l'Évangile 2017

Bordeaux

750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  624858
$499.85
DEC
95
Château l'Évangile 2017 from LCBO
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    This has a lovely silkiness to it, one of the real successes in the appellation in terms of the texture and the quality of the tannins. It's a fairly powerful 100% Merlot with 100% new oak - an unusual combination because the old vine Cabernet Franc was lost to frost in 2017. This is one of the few wines that gets close to the quality of 2016, even if it's not quite there in terms of its completeness. 30 days maceration at reasonable temperatures has brought out the heart of plump blackberry fruit, while delivering subtle tobacco and slate elegance. I like this a lot. 100% organic in the vineyard (2016 was 95% organic) but not certified. 60% grand vin this year, from 40hl/ha. Drinking Window: 2026-2038. Score - 95. (Jane Anson, decanter.com)

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    April 1, 2020
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    13%
    Made In:
    Bordeaux, France
    By:
    Nath. Johnston & Fils
    Sugar Content:
    2 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Varietal:
    Bordeaux

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    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date:
    April 1, 2020
    750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol:
    13%
    Made In:
    Bordeaux, France
    By:
    Nath. Johnston & Fils
    Sugar Content:
    2 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor:
    XD - Extra Dry
    Varietal:
    Bordeaux
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