Chateau Angelus, Premier Grand Cru Classé in Saint-Emilion. The Saint Emilion appellation owes its name to the location of this vineyard, where winegrowers could hear the ringing bells of the Angelus, the three churches in the area: Mazerat Chapel, the church of Saint-Martin-de-Mazerat and St. Emilion. The vineyard Château Angelus is located on the foot of the slope, a steep slope facing south. The clay sits on limestone. The vines are composed of approximately 51% Merlot, 47% Cabernet Franc and 2% Cabernet Sauvignon. In some years as in 2003, the proportion of cabernet franc even surpassing the merlot!. The wine is matured 18-22 months in new barrels.
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