Domaine de Chevalier L'Esprit de Chevalier Pessac-Léognan 2018

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Domaine de Chevalier L'Esprit de Chevalier Pessac-Léognan 2018

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The 2018 L'Esprit de Chevalier from Domaine de Chevalier, a renowned Bordeaux blend from Pessac-Léognan, France, is a stellar example of the region's wine-making artistry. This vintage has been lauded for its polished and refined qualities, offering a complex and rich experience.

Tasting Note:

  • Appearance: The wine presents a deep, inviting color, indicative of its rich blend.
  • Aroma: It exhibits gorgeous aromas of blackberry, blackcurrant, licorice, and dark chocolate, with a hint of bark.
  • Taste: The palate is greeted with a full-bodied texture, showcasing ever-so-fine tannins and a blend of darker currant and cherry fruits, complemented by cedary herbs and earthy undertones.
  • Finish: The wine concludes with a long, lingering finish, promising a future of rich structure and complexity.

Food Pairing:

  • Fried Crispy Chicken with Smoky Thyme Coat (Wineology): The wine's depth and earthy notes will complement the rich, smoky flavors of the chicken.
  • Pulled Pork Croquettes with Manchego (Wineology): The bold character of the wine pairs well with the savory richness of the croquettes.

This second wine of Domaine de Chevalier stands as a testament to the winery's commitment to quality and the unique terroir of Pessac-Léognan. It's a serious wine with a firm structure, ideal for aging, yet offering a generous and approachable experience even in its youth

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Tasting notes from our sommeliers:

Velvet tannins, cassic, black cherry, raspberry, earth. Good length and spice at the end.

Country: France | Region: Graves, Bordeaux

Winemaker: Domaine de Chevalier | Vintage: 2018

Style: Red | Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon

Primary Flavours: Oak, Blackberry, and Leather

Acidity: 4.0 | Sweetness: 1.0 | Tannin: 4.0 | Body: 4.0 | Alcohol: 3.0

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