Chateau Olivier Grand Cru Classe
Varietal: 55% de Cabernet Sauvignon 41% de Merlot 4% de Petit Verdot
Wine Making: pre-fermentation maceration, alcoholic fermentation for 10-30 days at 25-30°C in small temperature-regulated truncated vats, aging for 12 months in barrels after malolactic conversion, addition of finings and filtration. Post-fermentation maceration at 25-30°C, with the length depending o the ripeness of the grapes, striving for refined extraction.
Mal-lactic fermentation in barrels.
Tasting Notes: The color is deep. The nose is fruity with notes of candied cherries and some woody aromatic returns. The attack is soft. The middle of the mouth is fleshy and the final is long and tannic. The tannins are round and riped
2014 Vintage – Robert Parker:91 Wine Enthusiast: 95 Wine Spectator: 93 Decanter: 92 James Suckling:91