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2013 Blanc Cru Classé Pessac-Léognan

Colour White
Origin France, Bordeaux
Village Pessac-Léognan
Classification Cru Classé

Catty, box-hedge nose, then fat on the palate but sluggish. I'm not really enjoying this this year. Rating: 88 L&S (Apr 2014)

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Bright straw-yellow. The captivating nose hints at a considerable semillon component, with its white stone fruit and beeswax notes accented by fresh citrus and white flowers. Bright and juicy but dense, with lively acidity providing clarity and cut to the white stone fruit and citrus fruit flavors. The finish is vibrant and long, with pronounced minerality and a nice floral touch. Outstanding white Bordeaux in the making. Rating: 92-95 Ian d'Agata - Stephen Tanzer website(May 2014)

Rich on the nose the palate has depth and the sweetness of tropical fruits. It is fresh in the middle citrusy with crisp apple but at the back there are layers of flavour depth of fruit a lovely complexity. 2016-21 Rating: 89-93 Derek Smedley MW, 2014)

Smoky, bright citric character. Just a little dilute mid palate, and the finish tails off suddenly. (RH) Drink 2014-2018. Rating: 15.5 Richard Hemming MW - 2014)

Domaine de Chevalier

Dating back to at least the 17th Century, Domaine de Chevalier is a jewel in the Bordeaux crown. Producing both red and white wines, Domaine de Chevalier - located in Leognan - enjoys an interesting microclimate, surrounded by forest. Since 1983, Olivier Bernard has owned and run the estate. Much has been done to improve the quality of the wines. While the whites always had been appreciated, Bernard has done much to improve both the white and the red wines. This is definitely a wine to buy with confidence; supported by its ranking as Grand Cru Classe de Graves in 1959.

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