WINE OF THE DAY
Less than a kilometer from the memorable Saint-Émilion bell tower, Château Angélus sits on the south-facing hillside of the 26-hectare vineyard. The estate stands as a representation and continuation of eight generations of the Boüard de Laforest family. This has consistently been one of the most esteemed Saint-Émilion estates in the past 10 to 15 years, however, in the 1954 Classification
while they were already awarded as a Grand Cru Classé, the property was upgraded to Premier Grand Cru Classé in 1996. Their wines have been pioneered to be richer and
more concentrated, with accents of black currant and plum fruit. They are nonetheless, well-balanced, oaked wines to enjoy every day.
The 2021 vintage is another great vintage by this Chateau, thus optimal sorting and a drastic selection enabled the Château Angélus to harvest magnificent grapes in 2021. Cabernet Franc is the real marker of this really ‘unexpected’ vintage!
With 60% Cabernet Franc in the blend of this 2021 vintage, this is a first in the history of Angelus. It is a balanced, complex vintage of terrific density and energy, with great aging potential.