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Chevalier Du Grand Robert

Chevalier Du Grand Robert
2020 White Bordeaux Blend, Bordeaux Aoc

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Bordeaux Other White

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$13
Best Buy

Chevalier Du Grand Robert
2020 White Bordeaux Blend, Bordeaux Aoc

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Bordeaux Other White

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12%
Straw green color. Aromas and flavors of persimmon, cut grass, and mango skin with a satiny, bright, dry light-to-medium body and a tingling, amusing, medium-length finish imparting touches of peach, fresh rosemary, and flint with fruit tannins and no oak flavor. Generous Sauvignon Blanc aromatics lean toward New World while elegant structure and minerality bring the drinker back to France.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: persimmon, cut grass, and mango skin
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with touches of peach, fresh rosemary, and flint
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now
Recipes Pairing: BBQ Chicken, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Generous Sauvignon Blanc aromatics lean toward New World while elegant structure and minerality bring the drinker back to France.

The Importer

Boutique Bev

The Importer
1319 Military Cutoff Rd. Ste CC #220
Wilmington, NC 28405
USA
1 910-210-6162

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Bordeaux Other White

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
White Bordeaux are made from several varieties, most notably Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc; other grapes such as Ugni Blanc and Muscadelle are planted in much smaller numbers.

While most dry white Bordeaux are pleasant wines for short term consumption, some of the finest chateaux produce outstanding white wines that have excellent depth of fruit (notes of fig and melon) and can age for twenty years or longer. Some are produced in the Pessac-Leognan district, just south of the city of Bordeaux; south of Pessac is the Graves district, which is known for its excellent dry whites.

Situated further south are the districts of Sauternes and Barsac, where the famous dessert wines known as sauternes are produced. Further east in the Entre-Deux-Mers ("between two seas") district, home to medium-bodied, appealing, moderately priced dry white Bordeaux.

These white Bordeaux white wines are ideal served with whitefish or chicken with mushrooms.