Domaine de Chevalier Blanc Pessac Leognan Grand Cru Classe – 2015

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Domaine de Chevalier




Bordeaux Blend White



Domaine de Chevalier Blanc


Domaine de Chevalier






Grand Cru Classe

Cuvee Bottling


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Tasting notes

Robert Parker
Tasted: 21/02/2018
Drink: 2020-2035

"The Domaine de Chevalier 2015 Blanc is composed of 75% Sauvignon Blanc and 25% Sémillon, fermented in barrel (35% new), and aged for 18 months on the lees with stirring. It opens with lovely lemon tart, fresh grapefruit and pineapple with a waft of honeysuckle. The medium-bodied palate is very tightly knit with wonderfully crisp acid and a citrusy finish."

Tasted: 02/01/2018
Drink: 2020-2055
Author: Antonio Galloni

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Robert Parker
Tasted: 28/09/2017
Drink: 2019-2040

The 2015 Domaine de Chevalier Blanc, which is matured in around 40% new oak, has a refined bouquet with gooseberry, lime, almond and grapefruit aromas, the oak neatly interwoven, gradually unfolding in the glass yet remaining focused. The palate has an almost flinty opening, very edgy but not shrill, a tensile and linear Domaine de Chevalier Blanc that is driven by the...

...acidity, touches of crustacea coming through on the energetic finish. There is a twist of sour lemon and chalk popping up on the aftertaste. This is a great, intellectual, comparatively more reserved white from Olivier Bernard.


Red Wine
Area under vines: 45 hectares
Soils: Sol of dark sand and gine white gravel
Average age of the vines: 25 years
Planting density: 10 000 vines/ha
Production: 120 000 bottles a year
Ageing: in 40% new oak barrels for 14 to 24 months
Grape varieties:
  • Cabernet Sauvignon 63%
  • Merlot 30%
  • Petit Verdot 5%
  • Cabernet Franc 2%

White Wine
Area under vines: 4,5 hectares
Soils: Sol of dark sand and gine white gravel
Average age of the vines: 25 years
Planting density: 10 000 vines/ha
Production:25 000 bottles a year
Ageing: in 30% new oak barrels
Grape varieties:
  • Sauvignon 70%
  • Semillion 30%
Second wines: L'Esprit de Chevalier
  • Echo de Lynch Bages:
    • Average Annual Production: 65% of the total crop
    • Grape varieties:
      • Cabernet Sauvignon
      • Merlot
      • Cabernet Franc

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    102 Chemin De Mignoy, Leognan, Bordeaux, France
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