Domaine de Chevalier Cru Classé de Graves 2000 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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Domaine de Chevalier Cru Classé de Graves 2000

  • Black fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color:Red
  • 12.50% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Silky

One of the most famous Pessac-Léognan wines, with an incredibly velvety texture, great depth and full of complexity. More info

The red wines (85% of production) are representative of their terroir and are very fine. They have a dark colour, and a bouquet that releases smoky, toasty notes. On the palate they are soft and rounded, with gentle, well-integrated tannins. A very high quality wine that should be kept for several years before drinking. After aging, this wine becomes copper-coloured and develop autumnal aromas.

Domaine de Chevalier Cru Classé de Graves serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Gigot aux haricots, Boeuf à la ficelle et asperges Mornay, Gibier.

Peak: Drink until 2020

  • Vintage score: 18/20
  • What the experts say...

    "Abundant notes of sandy, loamy soil, forest floor, black currants, cherries, and unsmoked high-class cigar tobacco jump from the glass of this complex, perfumed Pessac-Leognan." R. Parker (06/2010)

    Lot presentation
    Domaine de Chevalier Cru Classé de Graves

    Cuvée presentation

    The red wines (85% of production) are representative of their terroir and are very fine. They have a dark colour, and a bouquet that releases smoky, toasty notes. On the palate they are soft and rounded, with gentle, well-integrated tannins. A very high quality wine that should be kept for several years before drinking. After aging, this wine becomes copper-coloured and develop autumnal aromas.

    Information about domain De Chevalier

    The Domaine de Chevalier only became a wine-producing property in the second half of the 19th century, and at the time still used its Gascon name of Domaine de Chivaley. Thanks to the ambitious owner, Jean Ricard, the quality of the production soon developed and gained public recognition. The property reached new heights in the 1950s on the basis of the advice of Professor Peynaud, who further improved the quality of the white wines. Oliver Bernard has managed the property since 1983, with the assistance of Professors Pascal Ribereau-Gayon and Denis Dubourdieu. Man's role is simply to reveal the terroir is the owner's guiding philosophy. However, the property's terroir is known for its capricious nature: poor at the surface with rich subsoil, at danger from frosts due to its basin-shape, but with plenty of sunshine thanks to a north-south orientation. And so special care is required if it is to reveal its exceptional character.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 good appearance
    • Origin: Trade
    • Recoverable VAT: Yes
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 12.50 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Pessac-Léognan
    • Classification: Cru Classé de Graves
    • Producer/Owner: Famille Bernard
    • Vintage: 2000
    • Color: Red
    • Peak: Drink until 2020
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Environment friendly 
    • Size (in ha): 30
    • Volume: 84000 bottles
    • Intensity: Silky
    • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 5% Cabernet franc
    Domaine de Chevalier Cru Classé de Graves
    Domaine de Chevalier Cru Classé de Graves

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