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2002 Domaine de Chevalier, Pessac Léognan

2002 Domaine de Chevalier, Pessac Léognan

Ref: BORD0214
Red  |  Still  |  13.4% ABV

Domaine de Chevalier is not easy to find, hidden in woodland as it is. The Ricard family, who owned the property from 1865 to 1983 introduced drainage in the '60s tom improve the moisture-retaining soils. The Bernard family bought Domaine de Chevalier in '83 and started buying neighbouring plots until the vineyard area was almost doubled in size. Trees around parts of the vineyard have been cleared, since they increased the risk of frost. And new wine-making facilities were added in order to cope with the additional volume of production. The red and white wines from this estate are among the finest of their commune. 

Single Bottle
price shown is under bond
£41.00
duty paid price: £51.88
Broking Stock
Out of stock
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Wine Details
Wine Details
AppellationAppellation: Pessac Léognan
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: France
RegionRegion: Bordeaux
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 13.4%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2010-2024
MaturityMaturity: Ready to Drink
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

"This price does seem ridiculous for a landmark property. Not concentrated ruby. Light admittedly but very delicate and refreshing and could only be made in Bordeaux, Utterly swallowable. So lively – though be warned, it is light and flirtatious but very appetising. " Jancis Robinson

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained

Sweetness

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Most red wines are dry and therefore are indicated with a 1. The sweetness becomes more relevant with white wines, sparkling wines and pudding/dessert wines such as Sauternes and Tokaji.

 

Location Explained
Location Explained

Location

AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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TO ARRIVE: Currently lying abroad or in transit 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information

Pricing

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Additional Information

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