This wine has matured all too quickly. Of course, it was made during a period when the raw materials were excellent, but the proprietor was excessively fining and filtering the wine. (Both procedures were eliminated in the late eighties.) The 1983 is medium ruby with some amber at the edge, a weedy, cassis, oaky nose, and soft, loosely knit, nearly flabby flavors. The tannins have melted away, and this wine requires immediate consumption. Anticipated maturity: Now-may be in decline. Last tasted, 1/89.
Chateau Angelus is a prominent wine estate from the appellation of Saint Emilion, located on the right bank in the wine growing region of Bordeaux, France. Until the year 1990 it was referred to as Chateau L’Angelus or just L’Angelus.
This superior Bordeaux wine was promoted in the Saint Emilion Classification of 2012, now ranking as a Premier Grand Cru Classe (A), a tribute to its consistent production of top quality wine.
Chateau Angelus also produces a second wine named Carillon d’Angelus. The entire chateau covers an area of 23.4 hectares and its annual production is just over 10,000 cases.
Premier Grand Cru Classe
Saint Emilion/right bank
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