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DOMAINE DE CHEVALIER "Rouge" - Pessac Leognan

DOMAINE DE CHEVALIER "Rouge" - Pessac Leognan - FRANCE

Deep dark color and great brilliance. Pure and bright aromas of red and black berries. Liquorice, menthol and fresh minerals add to complexity.
Very class and balance on the palate. Concentration, power, freshness and finesse. Elegant tannins for this very fine and long wine.
Long aging potential. Great wine.

RETAIL $285.00 CLUB MEMBER $219.00

VINEYARD

The Domaine de Chevalier located in Léognan, the Capital town of the Graves Region has a long history. It appears on the famous map of Pierre de Belleyme in 1783. In 1983 the estate was purchased by the Bernard Family, N° 1 in France on the spirits market and a major negociant of premium Bordeaux wines.

It has been run ever since by Olivier Bernard who perpetuates that spirit of balance and the constant drive for perfection which have been the hallmark of this outstanding wine.

The red Domaine de Chevalier, the flagship of the Pessac-Léognan appellation belongs to the elite of the great classified growths of Bordeaux. The white Domaine de Chevalier is recognized as one of the world’s finest dry wines.

Wine facts

Total Production:

45 ha – great wine 100 000 bottles

Variant:

750ml

Harvest Method:

Hand-picked, into small crates.

Sorting:

Grapes are carefully sorted in the vineyard as well as before and after destemming

Fermentation and Maceration:

Two vat-rooms, one with small tanks, to increase the plot selection, complete the extraction and refining the blend.

Aging:

Barrel aging 16 to 20 months (35% new oak), bâtonnage 4 months (stirring the lees with a stick).

Alcohol:

13.5%

Vintage:

2010

Country:

FRANCE

Grape Varietal:

Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot

SKU:

BO174

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