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Domaine de Chevalier Blanc 2021 released En Primeur

  • Domaine de Chevalier Blanc 2021 has been released for £866 per 12×75.
  • Neal Martin scored it 95-97 points.
  • The 2014 and 2015 vintages offer relative value.

As part of this year’s Bordeaux En Primeur campaign, Domaine de Chevalier Blanc 2021 has been released at €72 per bottle ex-négociant, up 9.1% on the 2020’s opening price.

It is being offered by the international trade for £866 per 12×75. The 2014 and 2015 vintages look better value compared to today’s release. See more pricing analysis below.

Critics’ scores

Both Neal Martin and Antonio Galloni at Vinous rated today’s release a barrel range of 95-97 points. Martin said it was ‘one of the best Domaine de Chevalier whites that I have tasted in 20-plus years’, while Galloni noted that ‘it dazzles from start to finish’.

The Wine Advocate’s William Kelley observed that ‘the 2021 Domaine de Chevalier Blanc is shaping up brilliantly, bursting with aromas of citrus oil, gooseberries, crisp stone fruit, white flowers and pastry cream’. He rated it 94-96 points.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW (The Wine Independent) scored it 94-96+ points. She commented: ‘Medium-bodied, the palate is tightly wound with loads of mineral and citrus layers, delivering amazing tension, finishing very long and minerally’.

Fair Value analysis

The 2021 is the highest-scored Domaine de Chevalier Blanc vintage on the market.

Buyers looking for value might be interested in the 95-point 2014 and 2015 vintages, which are available below £700 per case and offer some bottle age.

The 2019 presents another attractive alternative, with 94-points from Martin and at a 22.7% discount to today’s release.

Our Bordeaux En Primeur 2021 page contains everything you need to know about this year’s campaign. You can also sign up for our daily En Primeur email alerts using the form below.   

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