Détail du vignoble
|AGRICULTURE||Sustainable - High Environmental Value certification (HEV)|
|GRAPE VARIETIES||Merlot, cabernet franc|
|VINEYARD SURFACE AREA||22 hectares|
|ANNUAL PRODUCTION||60,000 bottles|
|SOIL||Sandy-clayey and subsoil containing oxide iron|
Histoire et anecdotes
The Château l’Evangile history started in the middle of the 18th century, back then it was the Leglise family’s property. Château l’Evangile is located in the Pomerol plateau near Petrus and Château Cheval Blanc.
In 1868, the Cock Féret classification made it “Premier Cru of the Haut Pomerol”. In 1990, it belonged to Barons de Rothschild Lafite’s estates.
Éric de Rothschild, Saskia de Rothshild’s father, confessed to her he made two right decisions in his life: marrying her mother and buying L’Évangile.
|GRAPE VARIETIES||85% of merlot, 15% of cabernet franc|
|AROMAS||Raspberry, black cherry, plum, fig, spring flowers, blackcurrant, spices|
|FOOD AND WINE PAIRING||Stuffed capon with chestnuts|
|WINEMAKING||Traditional method for winemaking in thermo-regulated cement vats.
The malolactic fermentation is made.
Wine ages in oak barrels, whose 70% are new, for 18 months.
|BOTTLE SIZE||75 CL|