Domaine de Chevalier 1985

RegionBordeaux
SubregionPessac-Leognan
ColourRed
TypeStill


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Bordeaux1985Domaine de ChevalierBT90950.00cs93 JGAdd to Basket
Bordeaux1985Domaine de Chevalier

OWC, very good labels, levels 9bn, 2vts, 1jbts

BT10950.00
820.00
cs93 JGAdd to Basket
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Tasting Notes

It has been several years since I last saw a bottle of the 1985 DDC, but when last tasted in 2007, it was showing outstanding potential. The deep, pure and beautifully refined nose wafts from the glass in a blend of red plums, cherries, tobacco leaf, black truffles, cocoa powder, beautifully complex soil tones and a deft touch of vanillin oak. On the palate the wine is deep, full-bodied and velvety on the attack, with a fine core of sappy fruit, modest tannins, sound acids and outstanding length and grip on the really intense finish. This is a beautiful vintage of DDC that was just entering its plateau of peak maturity in 2006 and should continue to drink well for many decades to come. Drink between 2007-2030

Score: 93John Gilman, View From the Cellar (58), August 2015

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