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  • Country ranking ?

    878
  • Producer ranking ?

    7
  • Decanting time

    -
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    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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Pale colour. Fresh flinty passion fruit lemon aromas with vanilla notes. Well concentrated sweet lemon curd, passion fruit flavours, looseknit slinky textures, attractive supple mid palate slipperiness and long fresh mineral acidity. Very stylish. Tasted at the Union des Grand Crus. 94 points                     

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Bright yellow colour, green hue. Aromatic nose, Williams pear, lemon zest, rosé grapefruit, pineapple and hints of passionfruit. On the palate well balanced, sweet fruit, crisp acidity, excellent length. A wine with very good potential. 95

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Bordeaux, Pessac Leognan

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 Andrew Caillard MW, Wine Writer (Australia)  tasted  Domaine de Chevalier Blanc 2016  ( Domaine de Chevalier )

Pale colour. Fresh flinty passion fruit lemon aromas with vanilla notes. Well concentrated sweet lemon curd, passion fruit flavours, looseknit slinky textures, attractive supple mid palate slipperiness and long fresh mineral acidity. Very stylish. Tasted at the Union des Grand Crus. 94 points                     

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Domaine de Chevalier Blanc 2016  ( Domaine de Chevalier )

Bright yellow colour, green hue. Aromatic nose, Williams pear, lemon zest, rosé grapefruit, pineapple and hints of passionfruit. On the palate well balanced, sweet fruit, crisp acidity, excellent length. A wine with very good potential. 95

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