|Bordeaux||2005||Domaine de Chevalier Blanc||BT||1||0||840.00||12||12||93.333333333333||95.00||95.00||Domaine de Chevalier Blanc||0.75|
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Domaine de Chevalier’s fabulous 2005 white offers terrific acidity, body, and texture as well as high acidity, which suggests this wine should enjoy an incredibly long life. I recently had the 1985 at a charity dinner, and it is still remarkably youthful. The 2005 may last just as long, if not longer. Hints of figs, licorice, honeysuckle, and lemon oil are accompanied by a concentrated, dry, nearly austere wine, but there is so much going on, that it should be prodigious with another decade of cellaring. It will last for 30-40+ years
An excellent vintage for Bordeaux’s dry whites, which tend to be vastly underrated, exceptionally long-lived (30-40 years in some cases), the 2005 possesses crisp acidity as well as serious weight, richness, and texture.
Lemon, honey, mineral, fennel seed and lime aromas. Full-bodied, this wine fills your mouth with lime, apple tart and vanilla character. Very, very intense. Fantastic. Needs time to come together. The best white from this estate in a long time. Best after 2014.
Tasted blind. Fruit has oxidised. But on the palate there is the vestige of exciting fruit. Lots of acidity. Very distinctive.
Body-builder white with lots of extract but not so much flavour. Quite astringent. Is this work in progress still? Yes, is the answer when I see what it is! Drink 2008-11
Lovely piercing citrus expression. Palate round, intense and soft textured with a burst of acidity that builds through to the finish. Drink 2008-2030.