White

2009 Domaine de Chevalier Blanc

Sémillon-Sauvignon Blanc Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Graves
  • Pessac-Léognan
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Community Tasting Notes 48

  • paulst Likes this wine: (96 points)

    August 13, 2017 - Lemon curd; some apricot and spice; complex and long.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • OenoEd Likes this wine: (93 points)

    August 10, 2017 - Takes 40 minutes to open up: nose shows chalk dust, cantaloupe rind, lemon zest, This is still very young, tight and tart, but with a lot of swirling, it shows it's vitality. Green plum, lemony creme brûlée, and a creamy lemon curd quality. Surprisingly short finish, but I'm sure this will be better in 2 or 3 years. Really shines with cod baked with preserved lemons, garlic, and tarragon.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • paulst Likes this wine: (94 points)

    April 15, 2017 - Balanced; lemon curd; long sweet finish.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • frenchiecago Likes this wine: (88 points)

    April 9, 2017 - I didn't take notes but it did need time to open up.
    Nose was not very aromatic. On the palate it didn't feel as rich as I expected, but tasted like an old wine with a long finish. Good level of acidity so I actually think it needs much more time.

  • Kris G Likes this wine: (92 points)

    January 28, 2017 - in the nose : minerals, petrol, orange zest, pineapple, grapefruit
    in the mouth : heat by the alcohol, almond, a large sweet component that is probably related to the high alcohol %, but it does deliver a great interaction with the acids, minerals, grapefruit, honey, lactic, wood, citrus in the aftertaste, a lot of matter and a good acidity but the vintage shows a little too much

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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
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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 300 (16%)
  • In Cellars 1,276 (68%)
  • Consumed 287 (15%)

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