Ch. l’Evangile (0.75 L)


NM: In 2012 there is only a small quantity of Blason de Lí»Evangile. Flowering meant there was only 31hl/ha and 73% of the crop went into the Grand Vin. The Merlot was picked between 20th September and 9th October and the Cabernet Franc from 6th to the 8th October, between which on only eight days did pickers go out with their secateurs. Of the parcels originating from their purchase of La Croix de Gay, three hectares was blended into Blason whilst one hectare situated between Lafleur and Providence was good enough for the Grand Vin. A blend of 93% Merlot and 7% Cabernet Franc, almost identical to the previous vintage and delivering a relatively high 14.4% alcohol, it has a finely tuned, forest floor-scented bouquet with crisp red berry fruit ¿C quite conservative but showing impressive delineation. The palate is medium-bodied with a tense, saline entry. This is a typical masculine Lí»Evangile ¿C broody and introspective at the moment. There are clearly sweet tannins at the core of this Pomerol legend but it wi

Product Information

Size: 0.75

Vintage: 2012

WA / RP: 94

NM: 96

WS: 94

BH: 0

SKU: 01EVANGILE0002012 Category: