White

2009 Domaine de Chevalier Blanc

Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Graves
  • Pessac-Léognan
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Community Tasting Notes 42

  • broadband013 wrote: (92 points)

    December 15, 2016 - Magnifique, fantastique mais pas de nez...

  • Mr Coone Likes this wine: (96 points)

    December 10, 2016 - This must have been one of the best whites I've ever tasted, if not the best.
    Didn't really take notes, but this wine has everything for me.
    That "greasy", lactical touch like you have in a Meursault, and then that typical mineral and grapefruit from a white Bordeaux.
    Absolutely superb!

    Edit: best white wine together with the Louis Benjamin Dagueneau Silex 2008 I tried, earlier this year ;-)

  • paulst Likes this wine: (92 points)

    August 6, 2016 - Structured and lemony with acidic backbone.

  • rossi.wine wrote: (93 points)

    May 10, 2016 - Tasted next to 2007 Smith Haut Lafitte blanc. On the nose more grassy and herbal and less waxy in comparison, but still quite ripe and rich. Spicy with hints of marzipan. On the palate very well balanced, a little less intense and powerful with a bit more nuance. Ripe fruit, good acidity; long, mineral finish. Drink or keep. 92-94

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  • obaenninger Likes this wine: (94 points)

    April 1, 2016 - Worthy of my 40th birthday! Absolute treat. A little one-dimensional for first 1-2 hours after opening, but really opening up after that, just getting progressively better and better. Huge upside for this wine, I don't think I'll open another one for at least 3 years!

    3 people found this helpful Comment
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  • By John Gilman
    Jul/Aug 2015, Issue #58, Domaine de Chevalier: Great White Bordeaux and Once Upon A Time, Home To the Graves’ Most Elegant Red Wine

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  • By Jancis Robinson
    5/10/2015 (link)

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  • By Ian D'Agata
    May 2010 (link)

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  • By John Gilman
    Mar/Apr 2010, Issue #26, The 2009 Bordeaux Vintage- Futures’ Glory?

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  • By Richard Jennings
    1/21/2012 (link) 93 points

    (Domaine de Chevalier Blanc) Light yellow color; complex, tart citron, mineral, tart orange nose; tasty, oily textured, tart citron, mineral, tart orange palate; needs 2-3 years; medium-plus finish 93+ points

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type White
  • Producer Domaine de Chevalier
  • Varietal Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend
  • Designation Blanc
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Graves
  • Appellation Pessac-Léognan
  • UPC Code 3760115295667

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 309 (17%)
  • In Cellars 1,250 (69%)
  • Consumed 261 (14%)

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