ready-improve2014 Domaine de Chevalier, Pessac-Léognan

Product: 2014-0750-00-8003298
  • Wine Advocate
  • Ready, but will improve


The yield was 40 hectolitres per hectare this year: that doesn't represent a great yield, but it is much better than recent years, in particular 2013. I always buy this wine for my own cellar and will be doing so again. Soft and really approachable, this is a gentle wine. Shy, but pretty on the nose, it is decadent and could be enjoyed very early; but that's not to say it won't age well, all the component parts are singing in harmony: ripe, fleshy fruit, freshness, attractive acidity and silky, fine tannins. The finish is soft too. This is so silky and enjoyable, even when tasting a barrel sample.

65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot
{color} Red{color}                                                              
 {maturity}ready-improve{maturity} {maturity-text}Ready, but will improve{maturity-text}
{ratings}[] Wine Advocate:: 93/100{ratings}
Bottle Price 75 cl $450.00