L'Evangile - 1990 back to 1966
17 Aug 2006 by JR
What was lovely about these six vintages of the very auspiciously sited Pomerol property that is now run by the team at Lafite was that they combined richness with real vivacity – nothing heavy or foot-dragging here. They were enjoyed over dinner in London in early July and provided extremely convincing proof of the quality and consistency of this wine. Only wines of the very top flight in my experience can turn in a performance like this. The 1975 was the only questionable wine and may have been a bottle rather than a wine problem. The 2005 Evangile (18.5 Drink 2014-30) is certainly an extremely good wine, but you’ll...

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