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Domaine de Chevalier 2006

Domaine de Chevalier 2006
$750 1 Imperial (6L)
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    Parker : 90 / 100
    J. Suckling : 96 / 100
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    Tasted at Bordeaux Index's annual 10-Year On tasting in London.The 2006 Domaine de Chevalier has smudged red plum, bergamot and stewed black tea scents on the nose - quite fragrant if just missing some delineation. The palate is medium-bodied with taut, quite firm tannin. Dark and broody, this is a surprisingly introspective Domaine de Chevalier with a grippy, quite assertive finish. This is a satisfying wine from Olivier Bernard, though at the moment you get the feeling that somebody has said something to this 2006 that has put it into a bad mood. I find there is more finesse on other recent vintage,s but you never know with Domaine de Chevalier because at any given moment it can blossom. Tasted January 2016.
    BordeauxPessac-Leognan
    Alcohol
    13

    Grape varieties
    Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Petit Verdot/Cabernet Franc

    Environment
    Sustainable

    J. Robinson
    15,5

    J. Suckling
    96

    R. Gabriel
    18

    Wine Spectator
    91

    Country
    France

    Wine certification
    AOC

    Vineyard
    Graves

    Region
    Bordeaux

    Appellation
    Pessac-Leognan

    Color
    Red

    Producer
    Domaine de Chevalier

    Classification
    Cru classe

    Parker
    90

    Allergens
    Contains sulfites

    On Special
    No

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