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 :
This is one of my all-time favorite wines from Domaine de Chevalier, a silky, rather classic Pessac-Leognan with notes of scorched earth, tobacco leaf and black and red currants, but no hard edges. Fragrant, complex aromatics are followed by a savory, expansively flavored wine made from a final blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot. The wine hit 13.5% natural alcohol, which must certainly be among the highest they have ever achieved, even eclipsing the 2009. An opulent, precocious style of wine that seems much more developed, complex and delicious than I thought from barrel, this beauty can be drunk in 5-6 years or cellared for 20 or more.
BordeauxPessac-Leognan
Alcohol
13.5

Dessert wine
No

Environment
Sustainable

J. Robinson
16.5+

J. Suckling
96

R. Gabriel
19

Wine Spectator
93

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

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

Vineyard
Graves

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Pessac-Leognan

Color
Red

Producer
Domaine de Chevalier

Classification
Cru classe

Parker
95

Allergens
Contains sulfites