Angelus 2008

91-95 rating
91-95 review

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Specification

Country

Region

Sub Region

Bottling

Estate Bottled

Type of Wine

Red wine

Year

Bottle size

0.75 L

Packaging

Loose

Rating

93

Reviewer

Robert Parker

Label

gl

Capsule

good condition

Level

neck

A stunning success, this 7,000-case blend of 58% Merlot and 42% Cabernet Franc reveals a beautiful nose of black currants, black cherries, loamy soil and forest flora. Full-bodied, this deep, chewy, savory, broadly-flavored 2008 Angelus possesses sweet tannin, decent acidity and a long finish. Its 14% alcohol content is nearly as high as the 2009’s and 2010’s 14.5%. Already accessible, it should continue to age effortlessly for 20-25 years.

A ripe, flashy style, with alluring espresso and cocoa aromas giving way to layers of plum sauce, fig and prune. Dark and fleshy through the creamy-textured finish, with a flash of minerality checking in.

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