Domaine de Chevalier 1996

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Parker : 90 / 100
J. Robinson : 17,5 / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Tasted at the château, the 1996 Domaine de Chevalier certainly surpassed my expectations even though I would caution that I think Olivier Bernard has made better vintages since then. Deep in color, the nose is quite captivating with black fruit, brine and crushed stone. I like the strictness here -- very 1996 in style. The palate is medium-bodied with quite a svelte texture. The bead of acidity lends this tension although I found that finish surprisingly backward and just lacked that peacock's tail that would have warranted a higher score. Of course, there is a chance that this could come with time because it is undeniably very well balanced and pure. It just needs a bit more ... ambition. Tasted July 2016.
BurdeosPessac-Léognan
Alcohol
12

Dessert wine
No

Environment
Agricultura Racional

J. Robinson
17,5

R. Gabriel
17

Wine Spectator
86

Country
Francia

Wine certification
AOC

Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Petit Verdot/Cabernet Franc

Vineyard
Graves

Regiones
Burdeos

Denominación
Pessac-Léognan

Color
Tinto

Productor
Domaine de Chevalier

Clasificación
Cru classé

Parker
90

Alérgeno
Contiene sulfitos