ready-keep2011 Domaine de Chevalier Blanc, Pessac-Léognan

Product: 2011-0750-00-1173547
  • The Wine Advocate
  • Ready, but will keep


This is my wine of the vintage. Don’t mess about, tell it like it is. Flawless like a perfect diamond. When we look at wines we are always looking for perfect harmony and balance, and rather sadly looking for what’s wrong with a wine, rather than what’s right with it. Is the acidity too high, given the alcohol and weight of fruit? Are the tannins too tough for the amount of fruit? Here, this year, it was too easy. The wine is perfect. The richness of ripe fruit is close to exotic but not flabby because of the delicious balance of acidity and freshness. Heavenly. It’s going to be a nightmare getting any due to the small crop, but if you can, do. Surpasses even the brilliant 2007.

{color} White {color}                                                               
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[] The Wine Advocate:: 90-93/100
Bottle Price 75 cl $650.00