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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domaine de Chevalier

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Pessac-Léognan

Grape Blend:

Cab. Sauvignon | Merlot

Domaine de Chevalier, Grand Cru Classé Pessac Léognan, 2008

12x75cl £500.00

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Tasting Note:

"One of the fabulous sleepers of the vintage and a wine for serious Bordeaux afficionados to consider buying, the 2008 is a blend of 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot and 9% Petit Verdot that achieved 13.5% natural alcohol. Surprisingly backward for a 2008, it is medium to full-bodied with moderate tannins, lots of purity and abundant charcoal, black currant and floral notes. The sweetness of the fruit, depth of flavor and textured, lush mouthfeel in this medium to full-bodied, ageworthy 2008 are impressive. Give it 3-4 years of cellaring and drink it over the following two decades. I would not be surprised if it turns out to be as impressive as the 2010."

93/100 - Robert Parker, Wine Advocate, May 2011

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