Château Olivier 2012

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Château Olivier 2012

Bordeaux
Pessac-Léognan Grand cru Red | 14°

Ref : 467209

38.90 38, 90

Bottle 75 cL

i.e. 51.90 € / liter

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  • Keeping level A déguster jusqu'en 2023
  • Service temperature 18°
  • Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon
    Merlot

Our food and wine pairings

  • Lamb
  • Red meats
  • Strong cheese

Our oenologists' opinion

Powerful bouquet

Its dark purple color offers an open nose of black fruit compote, with spicy notes, licorice and finely wooded. On the palate, this wine is full-bodied with a nice envelope and ripe and tasty tannins.

Robe
Purple

Features

Body ? The body is the way a wine feels inside the mouth. Several factors, such as the alcohol content and the presence of tannins, contribute to the feel of the wine.

Freshness ? The freshness of a wine is defined by its level of acidity. Unlike rounded wines, fresh wines are easy to drink, and are more lively. Acidity plays a necessary part in a wine's structure.

Aging ? All wines do not have the same aging potential. Some are supposed to be consumed at a young age while others must be kept for longer periods of time.

Tannins ? Coming from stems, grape pips and their storage barrels, the tannin gives structure to red wines only.

Do you know ?

The best vintages of this great wine can be stored for up to 50 years!

Domain and appellation

  • Château Olivier

    From the Knights of the Hundred Years War to the philosophers of « Les Lumières », this old manor has hosted men with very special characters. Vestiges of history, the wines of Château Olivier are classified grands crus since 1953.
     
    • Terroir: Spread over 60 hectares, this vineyard is based on a gravel ground with clay and limestone subsoil.

     

  • Main grape
    Cabernet Sauvignon

  • Grapes Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
  • Grapes
    • Cabernet Sauvignon : 60%
    • Merlot : 40%

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