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Chateau Olivier 2005

Bordeaux Red Blends from Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux, France
  • W&S 89
  • RP 88
  • WS 88
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Winemaker Notes

This Grand Cru Classé red wine is a delicious full flavored wine with excellent structure. It has a dark ruby/purple color and reveals black cherry, cassis, and spice characteristics. This wine is fleshy, savory, elegant with concentrated tannins, and long on the palate. A judicious blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot enables them to improve with age.

It is excellent with beef, lamb, grilled veal, game such as pheasant, and poultry such as grilled turkey.

Critical Acclaim

W&S 89
Wine & Spirits

This is sleekly lean, the pencil-thin pencil lead and currant character of Graves here plumped up by oak aging. The wood influence dominates now, though the fruit should come forward with a few years in the cellar.

RP 88
The Wine Advocate

A solidly made, very competent effort, Olivier's spicy, monolithic, medium-bodied, dark ruby/purple-colored 2005 reveals black cherry, cassis, and spice characteristics along with a hint of herbaceousness. It should drink well for 10-15 years.

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WS 88
Wine Spectator

Dark in color, with aromas of crushed blackberry, mineral and hints of new wood. Medium-bodied, with firm tannins and a slightly hollow midpalate, but clean. Best after 2011. 8,330 cases made.

Chateau Olivier

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Chateau Olivier, Pessac-Leognan, France - Bordeaux
Chateau Olivier
The Seigniory of Olivier dates back to the 12th century. The Château is surrounded by moats and an immense forest, protecting the most extraordinary site in the Bordeaux wine region.

For years and years, Château Olivier has brought together the present and the past by making wines of great art in an estate that is the stuff of legends... Fashioned by the terroir in which they are rooted, shaped by all those who work the... View More