93-95 Barrel Sample Domaine de Chevalier's white has a reputation for long aging, and that's the case with 2006. It is the structure that does it, very firm, almost tannic. But the fruit is also a star, ripe, dense, with green plum flavors and touches of spice. Give this at least 10 years.
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