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Le Carillon de l'Angélus

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2023
93
Flowers, licorice, cherries, plums, black raspberries, vanilla, and a hint of spice open the perfume. On the palate, the wine is polished, soft, and displays red pit fruits, chalk, and spice that you taste, and feel on the palate, and in the finish, with a touch of refreshing mint on the backend. The wine blends 90% Merlot, with 10% Cabernet Franc. Drink from 2027-2040. 92-94 Pts.

Flowers, licorice, cherries, plums, black raspberries, vanilla, and a hint of spice open the perfume. On the palate, the wine is polished, soft, and displays red pit fruits, chalk, and spice that you taste, and feel on the palate, and in the finish, with a touch of refreshing mint on the backend. The wine blends 90% Merlot, with 10% Cabernet Franc. Drink from 2027-2040. 92-94 Pts.

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2022
93
Cherries, spice, licorice, plums, flowers, and a touch of citrus create the delicate perfume. On the palate, the wine continues with its refined character. Nothing is forced. Everything with this wine is about balance, freshness, and finesse. The mid-palate and finish leave you with silky textures, and a purity of red pit fruits in the finish. The wine blends 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc. Drink from 2025-2040. 92-94 Pts.

Cherries, spice, licorice, plums, flowers, and a touch of citrus create the delicate perfume. On the palate, the wine continues with its refined character. Nothing is forced. Everything with this wine is about balance, freshness, and finesse. The mid-palate and finish leave you with silky textures, and a purity of red pit fruits in the finish. The wine blends 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc. Drink from 2025-2040. 92-94 Pts.

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2021
91
Red pit fruits, espresso, earth, black raspberries and flowers are what you notice at first. On the palate, the wine is soft, fresh, sweet, fruity and pure, with a lean to the raspberry and red plum side of the style range that you will be able to enjoy on release. The wine blends 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc. Drink from 2022-2033. 90-92

Red pit fruits, espresso, earth, black raspberries and flowers are what you notice at first. On the palate, the wine is soft, fresh, sweet, fruity and pure, with a lean to the raspberry and red plum side of the style range that you will be able to enjoy on release. The wine blends 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc. Drink from 2022-2033. 90-92

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2020
94
A superb wine that is so good, it is difficult to believe it is a second wine! Here, you find a lush, opulent, silky wine loaded with black cherries, licorice, plums, espresso, flowers and a touch of chocolate. The fruits are sweet, fresh, and vibrant, providing a finish that is energetic, as well as luscious. You can enjoy this on release, or let it age for additional nuances while waiting for its big sister to age and develop. Drink from 2023-2037.

A superb wine that is so good, it is difficult to believe it is a second wine! Here, you find a lush, opulent, silky wine loaded with black cherries, licorice, plums, espresso, flowers and a touch of chocolate. The fruits are sweet, fresh, and vibrant, providing a finish that is energetic, as well as luscious. You can enjoy this on release, or let it age for additional nuances while waiting for its big sister to age and develop. Drink from 2023-2037.

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The nose, with its smoke, savory herbs, flowers, black plums, licorice and espresso gets you into the mood. But it is the palate, with its rich, pure, ripe fruits, espresso, spice-box and silky, sweet, fresh plums that steal the show. Long, plush and polished, with layers of chocolate-covered cherries that go on and on, clearly, this is a new level of quality for Carillon d' Angélus. Enjoy this while waiting for Chateau Angelus to mature. The wine blends 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. 94-96 Pts

The nose, with its smoke, savory herbs, flowers, black plums, licorice and espresso gets you into the mood. But it is the palate, with its rich, pure, ripe fruits, espresso, spice-box and silky, sweet, fresh plums that steal the show. Long, plush and polished, with layers of chocolate-covered cherries that go on and on, clearly, this is a new level of quality for Carillon d' Angélus. Enjoy this while waiting for Chateau Angelus to mature. The wine blends 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. 94-96 Pts

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2019
93
Fresh, vibrant, soft, silky and frankly, already just delicious to taste, the wine offers up its plummy, licorice, floral and chocolate-covered cherry filled character with ease. Medium-bodied, ripe, pure and polished, you can enjoy this on release while waiting for its big sister to age and develop. Drink from 2022-2033.

Fresh, vibrant, soft, silky and frankly, already just delicious to taste, the wine offers up its plummy, licorice, floral and chocolate-covered cherry filled character with ease. Medium-bodied, ripe, pure and polished, you can enjoy this on release while waiting for its big sister to age and develop. Drink from 2022-2033.

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Smoke, licorice, herbs and plums on the nose, medium-bodied, soft, gentle, red fruits on the palate and a fresh, juicy, fruity, licorice, black cherry and herb-filled finish, with a nice amount of lift at the end is what you will find here. The wine was made from blending 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc. 90-92 Pts

Smoke, licorice, herbs and plums on the nose, medium-bodied, soft, gentle, red fruits on the palate and a fresh, juicy, fruity, licorice, black cherry and herb-filled finish, with a nice amount of lift at the end is what you will find here. The wine was made from blending 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc. 90-92 Pts

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2018
93
Better in bottle than in barrel, this stellar baby version of Angelus hits all the right marks. Lushly textured, rich, ripe, opulent and forward, all the sweet, ripe, plums, cherries, licorice and cocoa feels like pure silk on the palate. Enjoy this while waiting for Chateau Angelus to mature. The wine was made from 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc.

Better in bottle than in barrel, this stellar baby version of Angelus hits all the right marks. Lushly textured, rich, ripe, opulent and forward, all the sweet, ripe, plums, cherries, licorice and cocoa feels like pure silk on the palate. Enjoy this while waiting for Chateau Angelus to mature. The wine was made from 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc.

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No longer a second wine as the parcels once produced, Le Carillon de l'Angélus 2018 is undoubtedly a step up in quality. The floral nose with its licorice, ripe plum and smoke, seeks out your attention. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied and fresh and the finish is all about the elegance and sweetness in the fruit. The wine was made from 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc. 91-93 Pts

No longer a second wine as the parcels once produced, Le Carillon de l'Angélus 2018 is undoubtedly a step up in quality. The floral nose with its licorice, ripe plum and smoke, seeks out your attention. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied and fresh and the finish is all about the elegance and sweetness in the fruit. The wine was made from 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc. 91-93 Pts

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2017
90
One of the top second wines, here you find, sweet, juicy, plums, smoke, licorice, floral scents and a touch of minerality. The silky tannins and freshness come though in the finish. The wine was made from 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc.

One of the top second wines, here you find, sweet, juicy, plums, smoke, licorice, floral scents and a touch of minerality. The silky tannins and freshness come though in the finish. The wine was made from 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc.

1,835 Views   Tasted
2016
92
This is drinking just great today, promptly offering up its supple, plushly textured dark red fruits, earth and cocoa and silky finish. Popped and poured, this hit all the right notes from the moment it hit your glass.

This is drinking just great today, promptly offering up its supple, plushly textured dark red fruits, earth and cocoa and silky finish. Popped and poured, this hit all the right notes from the moment it hit your glass.

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While If you’re waiting for Angelus to develop, here’s an early-drinking wine to bide your time. There is character here. The wine offers juicy, ripe plums, mineral, smoke and licorice with a medium bodied, soft, smooth textured personality.

While If you’re waiting for Angelus to develop, here’s an early-drinking wine to bide your time. There is character here. The wine offers juicy, ripe plums, mineral, smoke and licorice with a medium bodied, soft, smooth textured personality.

2,585 Views   Tasted
2015
90
Medium-bodied, finesse styled, dark black cherry, smoke, licorice and chocolate-filled wine that is ready for currently, soft, lush drinking today.

Medium-bodied, finesse styled, dark black cherry, smoke, licorice and chocolate-filled wine that is ready for currently, soft, lush drinking today.

2,594 Views   Tasted
Soft textured, forward, smooth textured, fresh, ripe, sweet, fruity wine with loads of ripe, black cherries, licorice and black raspberries in the finish. The wine was made from a blend of 50% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. 88-90 Pts

Soft textured, forward, smooth textured, fresh, ripe, sweet, fruity wine with loads of ripe, black cherries, licorice and black raspberries in the finish. The wine was made from a blend of 50% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. 88-90 Pts

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2014
91
Much better in bottle than in barrel, this is ready to go. The wine offers dark cocoa, licorice, wet earth, plums and ripe, juicy black cherries on the nose and palate. Medium-bodied, elegant, soft and inviting, this should be a lot of fun to drink over the next decade or so.

Much better in bottle than in barrel, this is ready to go. The wine offers dark cocoa, licorice, wet earth, plums and ripe, juicy black cherries on the nose and palate. Medium-bodied, elegant, soft and inviting, this should be a lot of fun to drink over the next decade or so.

2,770 Views   Tasted
2012
87
Medium bodied, easy drinking, already approachable, soft textured little sister of Chateau Angelus.

Medium bodied, easy drinking, already approachable, soft textured little sister of Chateau Angelus.

2,305 Views   Tasted
Medium-bodied, soft and already approachable, the wine delivers juicy plums and an easy-to-like personality. 86-88 Pts

Medium-bodied, soft and already approachable, the wine delivers juicy plums and an easy-to-like personality. 86-88 Pts

2,312 Views   Tasted
2010
88
A fun wine with ample. ripe, black raspberries, licorice and even a bit of chocolate and cherry that is already showing some of its charms. The wine comes from a parcel selection and is not made solely from declassified fruit.

A fun wine with ample. ripe, black raspberries, licorice and even a bit of chocolate and cherry that is already showing some of its charms. The wine comes from a parcel selection and is not made solely from declassified fruit.

2,616 Views   Tasted