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DOMAINE DE CHEVALIER

2015 Cru Classé Pessac-Léognan

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

A brighter sweetness than the Carmes HB tasted just before, but not the aromatic depth. Ripe tannins gently build. Nice long pure finish with a touch of sweetness. It is good, but it lacks the aromatic drama and definition of some recent vintages. Rating: 91-92 L&S (Apr 2016)

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Suave, spicy oak and warm, stony aromas, making immediate interest and giving way to vivid and fresh dark cherries, blackberries and cassis. The palate adds graphite-like, savory cherry-stone flavors amid smooth, velvety tannins. Tangy blackberries through the finish. Impressive. Drinking range: 2020 - Rating: 97 James Suckling, www.jamessuckling.com(Feb 2018)

Outperformed (only just) by some of its neighbours in 2015, but Domaine de Chevalier is still hard to beat for value and consistency. Firm and smoky with a carapace of tannin concealing the plummy, fruitcake-like flavours beneath. The acidity brings freshness to the finish. Drinking range: 2022 - 2035 Rating: 92 Tim Atkin MW, www.timatkin.com(May 2016)

Great tension and subtlety. Extremely savoury - almost salty - with freshness and ripeness. Not one of the deepest colours. Lovely appetising low-key classicism. Bravissimo à tous! Drinking range: 2024 - 2045 Rating: 18 Jancis Robinson OBE MW - www.JancisRobinson.com(Apr 2016)

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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