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Domaine du Chevalier Pessac 2007

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2007 vintage red Wine by Chevalier from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France

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Color: Red
Variety: Cabernet Blends
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Domaine De Chevalier:
Domaine de Chevalier is located in a clearing in the middle of a forest that protects the vines from extremes of temperature. In fact, Chevalier is a sort of secret garden, far from the limelight. This is something of a paradox for such an excellent wine, among the greatest in Bordeaux . Only a great terroir can produce a great wine... I often start out with these words when speaking about Doma... Read more
Domaine de Chevalier is located in a clearing in the middle of a forest that protects the vines from extremes of temperature. In fact, Chevalier is a sort of secret garden, far from the limelight. This is something of a paradox for such an excellent wine, among the greatest in Bordeaux . Only a great terroir can produce a great wine... I often start out with these words when speaking about Domaine de Chevalier. They convey our fundamental philosophy, not only with regard to viticulture, but also the spirit that pervades the estate, and the men and women who work here. They improve their already considerable skills year after year on behalf of that which is most essential to a fine wine in my opinion — balance. Read less

External Reviews for Domaine du Chevalier Pessac

External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
12/15/2011

" One of the vintage's top successes... [it] exhibits a juicy


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
12/15/2011

forest


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
03/22/2012

One of the vintage's top successes... [it] exhibits a juicy, blackcurrant, forest floor, and soil-scented nose. Layered with brilliant precision, purity, and density, it is a medium to full-bodied, elegant, intensely flavored, soft, upfront [Bordeaux].


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
12/15/2011

blackcurrant


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
Vintage: 2006 12/15/2011

subtle nose of lead pencil shavings


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
Vintage: 2006 12/15/2011

and substantial flavor interest and length


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
Vintage: 2006 12/15/2011

sweet black cherries


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2007 vintage red Wine by Chevalier from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France

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