Chateau Angelus

Review of the Estate

Château Angélus, until 1990 known as Château L'Angélus, or simply L'Angélus, is a Bordeaux wine from the appellation Saint-Émilion, since 2012 ranked Premier grand cru classé (A) in the Classification of Saint-Émilion wine. The winery is located on the Right Bank of the Bordeaux wine region, in the commune of Saint-Émilion in the department Gironde.

The chateau also produces a second wine named Carillon d’Angélus.

Chateau Angelus has been owned by the Boüard de Laforest family since the Domaine de Mazaret was bequeathed to Comte Maurice de Boüard de Laforest in 1909, and expanded by the acquisition of Clos de L'Angélus in 1926 and a plot from Château Beau-Séjour Bécot in 1969. The name refers to the three Angelus bells audible from the vineyards, coming from the chapel at Mazerat, the church in Saint-Martin de Mazeret and Saint-Émilion.

Then named L'Angélus presentation card dated 1931, demonstrating the designs of the early 20th century, label, cork, case and capsule markings.

Hubert de Boüard de Laforest joined the family business at Chateau Angelus in 1976 having concluded studies under Émile Peynaud at the Faculté d'Oenologie in Bordeaux. Along with several modernising changes, the practice of maturing in new oak was begun in 1980. Chateau Angelus has been classified as a Premier grand cru cru classé (A) since 2012, was previously a Premier grand cru cru classé (B) since 1996, and was before that classified as Grand cru classé.

Chateau Angelus is currently managed by Hubert de Boüard, with the consultancy of the oenologist Michel Rolland.

 

Vineyard

Surface area: 57.8 acres

Grape Varieties: 50% Merlot, 47% Cabernet Franc and 3% Cabernet Sauvignon

Average age of vines: 30 years

Density of plantation: 7,000 - 8,000 vines per hectare

Average yields: 32 hectoliters per hectare

Average cases produced: 6,000 per year

Plateau of maturity: 4 - 25 years

 

Chateau Angelus Performance History Graph

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Angelus Performance History Graph

Chateau Angelus Wine List

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Wine

Point Score

Chateau Angelus 1990 96
Chateau Angelus 1991 87
Chateau Angelus 1992 88
Chateau Angelus 1993 92
Chateau Angelus 1994 92
Chateau Angelus 1995 95
Chateau Angelus 1996 91+
Chateau Angelus 1997 89
Chateau Angelus 1998 95+
Chateau Angelus 1999 88
Chateau Angelus 2000 97
Chateau Angelus 2001 93
Chateau Angelus 2002 91
Chateau Angelus 2003 93
Chateau Angelus 2004 92+
Chateau Angelus 2005 98
Chateau Angelus 2006 95
Chateau Angelus 2007 92
Chateau Angelus 2008 93
Chateau Angelus 2009 99
Chateau Angelus 2010 98
Chateau Angelus 2011 94-96

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