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Chevalier Du Grand Robert

Chevalier Du Grand Robert
2021 White Bordeaux, Bordeaux Blanc

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Bordeaux Other White

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 11.5%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$12
Best Buy

Chevalier Du Grand Robert
2021 White Bordeaux, Bordeaux Blanc

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Bordeaux Other White

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 11.5%
Straw green color. Aromas and flavors of cassis leaf, chives, gooseberry, white floral arrangement, and beeswax with a satiny, crisp, dry medium body and a tingling, elegant, medium-long finish with accents of gooseberry, jackfruit, and candied jalapeño, green apple, honeycomb, and grapefruit pith with no oak flavor. Floral, fruity, and classic without being too serious; pour as an apéritif at your next party.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: cassis leaf, chives, gooseberry, white floral arrangement, and beeswax
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of gooseberry, jackfruit, and candied jalapeño, green apple, honeycomb, and grapefruit pith
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: BBQ Chicken, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Floral, fruity, and classic without being too serious; pour as an apéritif at your next party.

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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