Le Dauphin d'Olivier 2011 - Pessac-Léognan

Château Olivier is a Grand Cru Classé de Graves, within the Pessac-Léognan appellation, making wine with an astonishing quality and consistency. Le Dauphin, the second wine, shows delicious flavours of red and black berries, cigar box and sweet spices - typical from the appellation. Coming from the same vineyard as the first wine, Dauphin has the specificity to be really close to its big brother in terms of quality. A sure bet for sub-£20 a bottle. The 2011 vintage is delicious right now.

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Château Olivier is a Grand Cru Classé de Graves, within the Pessac-Léognan appellation, making wine with an astonishing quality and consistency. Le Dauphin, the second wine, shows delicious flavours of red and black berries, cigar box and sweet spices - typical from the appellation. Coming from the same vineyard as the first wine, Dauphin has the specificity to be really close to its big brother in terms of quality. A sure bet for sub-£20 a bottle. The 2011 vintage is delicious right now.

 
Wine CharacteristicsWhen & how to drink?
 
Domain: Château Olivier
Vintage: 2011
Appelation: Pessac-Léognan Cru Classé
Region: Bordeaux
Type: Dry
 
Grapes: 60% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon
 
 
Drink from now to 2019
Open 2 hours before and decant it
Drink at 16-18°C
 
Food pairing: Sirloin steak with a black pepper sauce is a great match for spicy aromas of this wine.
 
 Technical stuff
  
Soil: Sand, gravel, clay
Age of vines: 22 years old
Harvest: Manual
Ageing: 12 months in French oak barrels (35% new)
Vineyard size: 47 ha
Alcohol: 13.5%
 

 

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