Château L'Evangile Pomerol Red Bordeaux Blend 2000

9.434 ratings on Delectable
$349

This is an absolutely spectacular L'Evangile. It remains to be seen whether 2009 will eclipse this great effort. Largely a Merlot-dominated blend with some Cabernet Franc in it, the greatness of this terroir is exhibited in the complexity of the nose, which offers up hints of subtle chocolate, blueberry, blackberry, truffle, barbecue smoke, and graphite. Dense, rich, and full-bodied, with an opulence and succulence that are prodigious, the tannins are present but extremely sweet, and the wine multi-dimensional and just emerging as a compellingly complex, head-turning beauty. Drink it now and over the next 20-25 years. Kudos to L'Evangile. Robert Parker

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Ratings on Delectable

Robert Cunningham Delectable Pro

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

Nice nose and palate. Some mint. Lovely soft fruit and nice finish. Fades with air.

Nice nose and palate. Some mint. Lovely soft fruit and nice finish. Fades with air.

8.9

Helen Keplinger Delectable Pro

Owner/Winemaker Keplinger Wines

Drinking beautifully. Oak fully integrated and palate is in a great place. Need to buy.

Drinking beautifully. Oak fully integrated and palate is in a great place. Need to buy.

9.4

Helen Keplinger Delectable Pro

Owner/Winemaker Keplinger Wines

Modern, ripe, fresh, cassis, lavender, dried herbs. Lovely palate.

Modern, ripe, fresh, cassis, lavender, dried herbs. Lovely palate.

8.8

Jeffrey Lew

4hr decant. Firing away. Dark and beautiful with sweet tannin.

4hr decant. Firing away. Dark and beautiful with sweet tannin.

9.5