CHÂTEAU ANGELUS 1989
CHÂTEAU ANGELUS 1989
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The bell on the Château Angelus label recalls the moments of contemplation of the eponymous prayer. She is the symbol of Castle Angelus. Even if it is touched up with gold and modernized behind its elegance, it expresses the values ​​of tradition and high standards, in the service of the reputation of Château Angélus.

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96 / 100
Jeff Leve - The Wine Cellar Insider
96 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
A great Angelus and one of the two or three best vintages made under the talented young Hubert de Bouard, this wine still has a youthful, saturated ruby/purple color and a sweet nose of melted licorice intermixed with creme de cassis, tapenade, cedar, spice box, and vanilla. Very full-bodied, opulent, and rich, it is one of the 1989s that justifies the lofty reputation of this vintage. Extremely full-bodied, this wine can be drunk now or cellared for at least another 10-15 years.
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94 / 100
Wine Spectator May - 1999
Wine Spectator
A young, very modern and sleek '89. Inky color. Wonderful aromas of spices, blackberries, cinnamon and vanilla. Full-bodied, with loads of silky tannins and a long, berry-cherry aftertaste.
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Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint Emilion
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Country France
Château Angelus
Château Angelus

Château Angelus was promoted Premier Grand Cru Classé A of Saint-Emilion in 2012 (previously it was 1st Grand Cru Classé B since 1954). He shares the head of the Saint Emilion wine classification with Ausone, Cheval Blanc and Pavie. 

The vineyard of Château Angelus is located on the foot of coast, a steep hillside facing south. The clay-limestone soil rests on a calcareous base. The grape variety is composed of about 51% Merlot, 47% Cabernet Franc and 2% Cabernet Sauvignon. In some years as in 2003, the share of Cabernet Franc even exceeds that of Merlot! Mature wine 18 to 22 months in new barrels. Since 2018, the castle Angelus initiates its conversion to Bio which should be completed in 2023.

The greatest vintages of Château Angelus are 1988, the 1989 vintage wines, 1990, 1993, 1994.

>> see our article : "Saint Emilion ranking - Grands Crus Classés"