Located less than a kilometre from the church in Saint-Émilion, Château Angélus is the
culmination of the winemaking passion of eight generations of the de Boüard de
Laforest family. The property takes its name from a plot of very old vines from which
vineyard workers could hear the Angelus ringing simultaneously in three different
This three-hectare plot was acquired in the early 20th Century by Maurice de
Boüard de Laforest. The original small vineyard holding was gradually expanded by his
sons, Jacques and Christian, who bought several adjoining plots to form a superb
estate in the 1960’s that is currently managed by Hubert de Boüard de Laforest and his
cousin, Jean-Bernard Grenié.
Promoted to Premier Grand Cru Classé status, and
recognised around the world as one of the jewels of Saint-Émilion, the 34-hectare
Château Angélus is a ringing endorsement of what can be achieved when one family
dedicates itself to its terroir in a seamless blend of tradition and technology.