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    Salads

The Story

Olivier Bernard's extensive project at Domaine de Chevalier has really come to fruition. After a bold and not to mention expensive re-planting program throughout the `80s and then a decade and a half of patience for the vines to gain maturity, we can really see the benefits. 2005, 2008, 2009 and now 2010 rank amongst the very best wines produced in this sprawling commune. Powerful but graceful, true to their terroir, and just so enjoyable to drink; this has become one of our 'must buy' estates. Olivier's wines offer 'super second' class at relatively affordable prices

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Bordeaux, Pessac Leognan

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 Izak Litwar / The most important Scandinavian Bordeaux Critic, Pro (Denmark)  tasted  Domaine de Chevalier Blanc 1961  ( Domaine de Chevalier )

Tasted in July 2017. Still lively with some acidity, elegant, tasty and with nice finish.

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 Izak Litwar / The most important Scandinavian Bordeaux Critic, Pro (Denmark)  tasted  Domaine de Chevalier Blanc 1961  ( Domaine de Chevalier )

"It reminded me a lot of 1971 with same energy. However this wine had more concentration, more complexity and better acidity."

1y 2m ago

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