St-Emilion 1GCC & GCC 2010: panel tasting results
extraction and alcohols in many examples, which masked their vineyard character. Nevertheless, two wines were awarded Outstanding and 17 wines Highly Recommended - see all 19 St Emilion 2010s here...
Château Angélus, 1GCC
Decanter average score: 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Stephen Brook 17 James Lawther MW 17.25 Steven Spurrier 18
Plenty of black autumnal fruits with very expressive aromas, and fragrance from the Cabernet Franc. Massive concentration and extract – this is a powerful, modern St-Emilion with a big tannic frame. Lots of natural sweetness with an exotic richness, but needs time to harmonise.
Price £237–£261 widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants