Château Angélus, is a 39-hectare wine-growing estate located in the Gironde region of France, in Saint-Émilion. It is ranked as a Premier Grand Cru Classé A of Saint-Emilion.
What are the specificities of Château Angelus?
A first classified growth taking its name from the winegrowers who heard the angelus ringing simultaneously in the three churches of the medieval town of Saint-Emilion.
Currently co-director, Stéphanie de Boüard-Rivoal since 2012, joined by her cousin Thierry Grenié in 2016, it is the fourth generation of the family at the helm of the property.
The grape variety of Château Angélus is composed of :
Cabernet Franc 47%.
Cabernet Sauvignon 2%.
The vines are planted in silica-limestone and clay-limestone soils and have produced a legendary wine for decades. The soil is naturally drained by the slope. It delivers its gustative qualities from its youth, while keeping a real aptitude for ageing. Note that this vintage has obtained in the new classification of Saint-Emilion (AOC) of 2012 the status of 1st grand cru classified A.
In 2018, Stéphanie Boüard-Rivoal announced that the vineyard is beginning a transition to organic farming. A more environmentally friendly agriculture that the co-director wants to honor for the continuity of the estate.
Château Angelus is known for being a silky wine of very high maturity, dominated by the freshness of its aromas, a perfect balance dominated by floral notes, red fruits, vanilla or liquorice.
The domain also produces a second wine "Carillon de l'Angelus". Coming from a different terroir than Château Angélus, it is not considered as a second wine by the domain in order to give it its own identity.
The Château produces "N°3 d'Angélus" from a selection of young vines of the estate. With a predominance of Merlot, it is a wine intended for tasting in its youth.
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What are the best vintages of Angelus?
Château Angelus 2016
Château Angelus 2005
Château Angelus 2010
Château Angelus 2020
Chateau Angelus 2009
Chateau Angelus 2000
Chateau Angelus 1990
Chateau Angelus 2016
Chateau Angelus 2003
Château Angelus 1998
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