Domaine de Chevalier 2010

Domaine de Chevalier 2010
 
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Parker calls Domaine de Chevalier 2010 one of his "all-time favorite wines" from the estate. He lauds the wines "notes of scorched earth, tobacco leaf and black and red currants" calling its aromas "fragrant, complex." Domaine de Chevalier 2010 has an "opulent, precocious style" and is a luxurious blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot. Parker advises, "this beauty can be drunk in 5-6 years or cellared for 20 or more." Gaining 2 points from its original score, Domaine de Chevalier 2010 is one of the true starts of the Pessac-Léognan vintage
Parker : 95 / 100
Wine Spectator : 93 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Deep garnet colored, the 2010 Domaine de Chevalier charges out of the gate with bold expressions of cassis, warm blackberries and boysenberries plus touches of menthol, chocolate box and cloves. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is finely crafted with bags of freshness and a finely grained texture, finishing long and with impressive energy.
BordeauxPessac-Leognan
Alcohol
13.5

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

Dessert wine
No

Environment
Sustainable

J. Robinson
16.5+

J. Suckling
96

R. Gabriel
19

Wine Spectator
93

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Graves

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Pessac-Leognan

Color
Red

Producer
Domaine de Chevalier

Classification
Cru classe

Parker
95

Allergens
Contains sulfites