2010 L’Evangile Pomerol Bordeaux has it improved since April?



Chateau L'Evangile

Chateau L'Evangile 2010 Pomerol Bordeaux Wine

A reasting of the 2010 Chateau L’Evangile Pomerol, Bordeaux wine in June with new tasting notes, ratings and images at the property with Jean Pascal Vazart. 

2010 L’Evangile is filled with flowers, chocolate, sweet black cherry, jammy plums and truffle in the perfume. Power meshed with silk is an apt descriptor. There is a lot of volume with this vintage of Chateau L’Evangile in the mouth.  Chocolate covered plums last for close to sixty seconds in the finish. This is showing much better than it did when I tasted it in April.

With only 31 hecoliters per hectare, yields were low in 2010. Production is down about 25% from 2009. From an assemblage of 88% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Franc, Jean-Pascal Vazart confirmed the wine reached a record high level for alcohol at 14.7% alcohol. With a 3.75 pH, the wine feels fresh as well as lush. 

 This is one Pomerol I wish I could afford.  They offered their wine at the same price as last year, 190 Euros.  96-97 Pts

Chateau L'Evanilge with wine maker, director Jean Pascal Vazart

Chateau L'Evanilge with wine maker, director Jean Pascal Vazart

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