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1993 Chateau L'Evangile Pomeral

1993 Chateau L'Evangile Pomeral

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Pomeral, Bordeaux, France

As is traditional in Pomerol, the grape blend of this estate is mainly Merlot (65%) which gives the fruit, the body and the softness to the wine, the rest being planted in Cabernet Franc, which gives structure and finesse. The vines are of an average age of 30 years. The cellar operations are mainly traditional, mixed with the best of modern methods. L'Evangile has the full color, the tannins and the bouquet of the grapes from the Pomerol area. After fermentation, the wine is kept in oak casks for two years.

In 1990, Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) acquired L’Évangile from the Ducasse family with a view to ensuring that the property was looked after to the same high standard. DBR (Lafite)’s initial influence included a more refined selection of the Grand Vin, and the creation of Blason de L’Évangile as a second wine. Efforts were also undertaken to improve the vineyard with a restoration and partial renewal plan that was launched in 1998. The complete renovation of the vat room and the cellar, which was finished in 2004, completed the property’s new configuration.

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