L'Esprit de Chevalier Pessac-Léognan 2019
Owned by the Bernard family since 1983, the magnificent Domaine de Chevalier stands at the top of the greatest Bordeaux Classified Growths. The estate is situated in the heart of the Pessac-Léognan appellation, which is located in a green setting south of Bordeaux. L’ Esprit de Chevalier is the second wine of the estate.
Domaine de Chevalier boasts a rare vineyard, comprising 45 hectares of red vines. The vineyard is planted in gravelly soil with clayey-gravelly subsoils.
Ageing in barrels for 14 months, a third of which are of new oak.
Cabernet sauvignon (50%), merlot (45%), petit verdot (5%).
Red and black fruit dominate a truly fresh bouquet. The L’Esprit de Chevalier red 2019 expresses a dense and elegant palate with intense fruit. The development on the palate highlights a smooth texture, forming a harmonious and gourmet whole, which lingers for a long time on a magnificent finish. A superb success of the vintage, the L’Esprit de Chevalier red 2019 can be appreciated even in its youth.