angelus 1959
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The bell on the Château Angélus 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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Franck Dubourdieu
Franck Dubourdieu
(09-2007)
5 / 5
Michael Broadbent
Michael Broadbent
A great vintage. The 1959 vintage was blessed with a very favourable growing season, in particular a fine, warm summer, with rain mid-September to swell the grapes ; the harvest followed a week or so after.
91 / 100
Jeff Leve - The Wine Cellar Insider
Jeff Leve - The Wine Cellar Insider
(05-2011)
Features
Vintage Wine 1959
Classification St Emilion - 1er Grand Cru Classé A 
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint Emilion
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Country France
Château Château Angelus
Country France
Château informations
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"

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