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Chateau Olivier 2010 - Last 9 bottles

$85.00

Sale $69.00

Stock: Available

Product Code: 10089/10

LAST 9 BOTTLES. The white Bordeaux from Pessac-Leognan are amongst the worlds great white wines-making aromatic, rich, and structured wines. This is a super premium white from a great year. Parker: "the finest dry white I have tasted from Olivier" 90-92 points! Many of the white wines from neighbouring estates are selling for 2-4 times the price. 

Don't miss out!  Still drinking beautifully.

Year:

2010

Size:

750ml

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Product Description

Region/Terroir:  Pessac-Leognan

Grapes:  Sauvignon Blanc 75%, Semillon 23% and Muscadelle 2%.

Soil: Deep Gravel, proven terroir producing premium grapes for centuries.

Alcohol: 13% VOL

Wine making:

A harsh winter followed by a rather timid spring resulted in a late start to the vegetation cycle. The warm and particularly dry summer allowed the grapes to grow in perfectly healthy conditions and reach ideal ripeness levels whilst conserving their aromatic freshness.

Château Olivier was thus able to optimise the aromatic potential of each grape variety by harvesting on a case by case basis – plot by plot, row by row... This year, the grapes were only picked in the mornings. This maintained the freshness required for them to conserve their best aromas. Harvesting by hand, in small baskets. Fermentation in barrels. 10 months with stirring of the lees. 35% new barrels.

Cellaring potential:  Ready to enjoy now.

Our Tasting notes: The colour is a clear pale yellow.  On the palate it boasts a powerful structure and a rare freshness. It offers great aromatic length and the finish provides fruity notes of citrus, melon and verbena. This is a very rich wine combining live- liness, maturity, complexity and subtlety. Wow.

Reviews:

Score 90-92 Robert Parker

The finest dry white I have tasted from Olivier is this crisp grapefruit, melon, citrus and chamomile-scented 2010 - Robert Parker

Jancis Robinson 16.5 Drink 2013-2017 

Strong green/lime notes on the nose. Vivacious and well sculpted. Bone-dry finish. Quite juicy. Very clean and brisk and bracing - Jancis Robinson 

Other scores:

Critic Score
Wine Enthusiast 94/100    
Gilbert & Gaillard 93/100    
Jean-Marc Quarin 88/100  
Decanter 16.5/20  
Jancis Robinson 16.5/20  

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