Domaine de Chevalier 2016

Bordeaux

750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  530840
$148.85
RP
94-96
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    The 2016 Domaine de Chevalier is a blend of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot picked between 4-21 October at 45 hectoliters per hectare, and matured in 35% new oak. Oh yes! This is a perfumed bouquet that unfolds beautifully in the glass with blackberry, cedar, smoke and a light marine influence, not unlike Japanese nori. The palate is medium-bodied with such fine tannins that it bought to mind Burgundy rather than Bordeaux. There is a grainy texture here, quite saline in the mouth with an entrancing sense of symmetry, very classic but not austere on the finish, with a long and saline aftertaste. This is an outstanding Domaine de Chevalier from the busiest man in Bordeaux, Oliver Bernard. Tasted twice with consistent notes. Drink Date: 2025-2060. Score - 94-96. (Neal Martin, robertparker.com)

    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date: April 1, 2019
    Bottle Size: 750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol: 13%
    Made In: Bordeaux, France
    By: Nath. Johnston & Fils
    Sugar Content: 5 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor: XD - Extra Dry
    Varietal: Bordeaux

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    PRODUCT DETAILS

    Release Date: April 1, 2019
    Bottle Size: 750 mL bottle
    Alcohol/Vol: 13%
    Made In: Bordeaux, France
    By: Nath. Johnston & Fils
    Sugar Content: 5 g/L
    Sweetness Descriptor: XD - Extra Dry
    Varietal: Bordeaux