The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, a crisp line of acidity, quite compact and linear in the mouth with a subtle oyster-shell note that tinctures the black fruit towards the persistent finish. It is no showstopper, yet there is craftsmanship and terroir-expression here and it should drink well for two decades.
The 2014 Château Angelus nose reveals a very pure and elegant wine. This Saint-Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classe A carries a precise attack and a powerful, structured palate with a lovely balance between tannins and freshness. The Cabernet Franc (which represents 50% of the blend with Merlot) refines the tannic structure, brings elegance. The Cabernet adds the complexity of 2014 Angelus, leading to a persistent finish.
Grape varieties: Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Cabernet Sauvignon