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    Chateau l'Evangile 1998
    Pomerol
    owc
    Bottle (12)
    "Relatively pale with a light rim. More attenuated than the Eglise Clinet. No great concentration and already quite evolved on the nose. The opposite of a blockbuster but with finesse. Quite evolved with the fruit in retreat but very harmonious already. This would make a lovely bottle for current drinking. Neat finish with medum persistence. Not as rich or sweet as the Église Clinet." (17pts JR, April 2008)

    "A blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc aged in 45% new oak, this terrific l'Evangile is stuffed with concentrated blackberry and raspberry fruit. There is also an acacia-like floral character that gives the wine even more complexity. Notes of toffee, licorice, and truffles add to the aromatic fireworks. The wine is full-bodied, with superb purity as well as moderate tannin in the finish." (92 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #134, Apr. 2001)


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    6th Friday
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