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Chateau Olivier 2018

$174 A case of 6 Bottles (750ML) | $29 / Unit
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    The purity and precision of a mineral white Grand Cru Classe of Graves

    2018 is in line with the greatest white vintages at Chateau Olivier, a Grand Cru Classe de Graves located southeast of Bordeaux, in the Pessac-Leognan appellation.

    Following a rainy spring, a beautiful hot and dry summer allowed the fruit to ripen fully. The harvest of the whites began on August 28 and lasted until September 12. The excellent health conditions of the harvested fruit allowed each variety to fully express itself. The Sauvignon Blanc was especially beautiful and fruity.

    The white Grand Vin of the property, the Chateau Olivier 2018 white blends Sauvignon Blanc (75%) and Semillon (25%).

    At the tasting, the Chateau Olivier 2018 white reveals a beautiful aromatic structure, exuding fresh citrus notes, white peaches and floral fragrances. A wine of great purity and tension whose generous and juicy palate develops great energy and vivaciousness. The fruit is juicy and very fresh, offering a beautiful structure. The long finish highlights beautiful saline mineral touches. A very successful vintage for Chateau Olivier.

    Parker : 92-94 / 100
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    The Olivier 2018 Blanc is a little reticent to begin, opening to give notions of fresh limes, lemon peel, white grapefruit and wet slate with a touch of coriander seed. Medium-bodied, the palate is tight, with great tension and loads of citrusy layers, finishing long and minerally.
    BordeauxPessac-Leognan
    Alcohol
    13.5

    Grape varieties
    Sauvignon Blanc/Sémillon/Muscadelle

    Dessert wine
    No

    Country
    France

    Wine certification
    AOC

    Vineyard
    Graves

    Region
    Bordeaux

    Appellation
    Pessac-Leognan

    Color
    White

    Producer
    Chateau Olivier

    Sweetness
    Dry white wines

    Classification
    Cru classe

    Parker
    92-94

    Allergens
    Contains sulfites

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