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Château Olivier

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2020 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 92

With a deep color that is impossible to miss, the wine offers its sweet vanilla, tobacco leaf, savory herbs, cigar box and red fruit aromas with ease. Elegant and refined, medium-bodied, silky and fresh, this is going to be one of the top vintages Chateau Olivier has ever produced. There is good purity to the fruits, length and lift in the finish, making this a pleasure to taste. 91-92 Pts

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2020 Château Olivier Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 93

Crushed rock, waxy lemon, grapefruit, flowers, green apple and lemon oil shoots from the glass. Bright, fresh, creamy and juicy with Meyer lemon, tangerine and a drop of honey on the palate, this is already showing just great. 93 Pts

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2019 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 91

Smoked, sweet cherries with a hint of vanilla, lush, round, soft textures, medium-bodied and a good mid-palate to display all the sweet, ripe, lush, juicy fruit. 90-92 Pts

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2019 Château Olivier Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 92

Fresh-squeezed pomelo, green apples and lemon peel hit the right notes on the nose. On the palate, the wine is fresh, zippy and zesty, with a shot of sweet, crisp citrus in the finish. 92 Points

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2018 Château Olivier Le Dauphin d'Olivier Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 87

Honeysuckle and lemons blend together to produce a light, forward, early drinking citrus oriented finish. Enjoy this over the next couple of years while the Grand Vin develops. 87 Points

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2018 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 92

Refined, soft, elegant, forward, sweet and with a red cherry and plum, tobacco and smoke infused character, the wine ends with a bright, fresh hit of sweet, red fruits. 92 Points

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Elegant, medium-bodied and refined, the wine focuses on its tobacco leaf, crème de cassis and floral profile and the silky, fresh textural experience. 90-92 Pts

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2018 Château Olivier Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 93

Crisp, bright and sweet with Meyer lemon, pear and mango notes on the nose and palate. Energetic, fruity and fresh, with a gorgeous, creamy, lemon and bright pineapple filled finish, this is showing quite nicely already. 93 Points

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Juicy, ripe, sweet, fresh, slightly honeyed yellow citrus and bright pineapple with vanilla pop right away on the nose and mouth. 91 Points

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2017 Château Olivier Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 92

Crisp, fresh, stony and floral, with loads of just squeezed lemons, green apple and grapefruit that come on strong. 92 Points

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Energetic yellow citrus notes pop with acidity. There is a touch of sweet honeysuckle, green apple and tropical fruits that add complexity. Lively and vibrant, the finish is loaded with just squeezed lemons. 92 Points

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2017 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 89

Elegant, soft and polished, the fruits are fresh, lively and sweet. From start to finish there is a good energy radiating from the smoky red fruits. 89 Points

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2016 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 92

Refined, elegant ripe and juicy, this is the finest vintage of Chateau Olivier Rouge ever produced. It is the purity in the fruit that defines this medium bodied, round, soft, fresh, red berry and leafy tobacco oriented wine. Drink it young if you must, else, age it for 6-8 years allowing it to gain more secondary nuances. 92 Points

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Elegance, refinement and purity in the fruit define this medium bodied, soft, fresh, red berry and leafy tobacco oriented wine. You can enjoy this young, or age it for a decade allowing it to gain more secondary nuances. 92 Points

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2016 Château Olivier Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 91

This is ready for prime time drinking, if you like your white Bordeaux on the fresh side with loads of juicy yellow citrus fruits and a hint of honey. 91 Points

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Forward, fresh, sweet and juicy, with a core of yellow citrus and a hint of honey, this is already quite tasty. 91 Points

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Citrus peel notes, blended in with a hint of tropical fruit and flowers defines the wine. A touch of honeysuckle rounds things off in the finish. 91 Points

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2015 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 92

The smoke filled nose with its spicy red fruits and tobacco leaf sets the off in the right direction. Medium bodied, forward, soft and silky, the wine offers purity of fruit, polish and elegance. 92 Points

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A medium-bodied, elegant charmer with silky, soft textures and ripe, sweet, dark, red fruits with more volume and depth than usual -- which is nice to see. 89 - 91 Pts

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2015 Château Olivier Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 92

Sweet lemons, hints of honeysuckle and vanilla with a lime and green apple note added for good measure. The fruit is sweet, pure and fresh, which delivers a citrus and stone packed finish. 92 Points

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Packed with Meyer lemon, vanilla, honey and floral characteristics, the wine offers length, purity of fruit, zesty acidity and a lemon, lime finish with just a dab of honey, to sweeten things up. 92 Points

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Lemon custard, green apple and grapefruit notes are abundant in this crisp, crunchy and fresh wine. Prepare yourself for a blast of fresh, racy acidity in the bright, citrus finish. 92 Points

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2014 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 88

Not as exciting as the blanc, but still charming, with its, medium bodied, forward, fresh, red berry dominated style. 88 Points

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This wine is a forward moving, smoky, black cherry-filled Bordeaux, which will offer pleasure and character on release. 87-89 Pts

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2014 Château Olivier Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 92

Blasting off with just squeezed grapefruit, lemon peel, flowers and spice, this really shows a lot of freshness and fruit on the palate, and in the nose. 92 Points

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2013 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 86

Light in color, medium bodied and already accessible, the wine is fresh and on the strawberry and red cherry side of the early drinking, style range. The wine was made from a blend of 58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 2% Petit Verdot. 86 Points

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Opening with herbal, olive-filled and leafy aromas, the medium-bodied wine has a drying, sweet and tart finish. 84-86 Pts

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2013 Château Olivier Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 89

Light, but refreshing, the fresh, bright lemon and grapefruit flavors stand out and leave on a refreshing, sweet, citrus and vanilla note. 89 Points

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With a depth of fresh citrus that offers length and complexity, the wine leaves a good impression with each sniff and sip. 88-90 Pts

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2012 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 89

This medium-bodied and elegant lighter style of Pessac Leognan offers sweet licorice, plums and dark cherries with supple textures in an open style. One of the best vintages of Olivier I recall tasting. 89-91 Pts

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2011 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 85

Medium bodied, lots of smoke, earth and raspberry scents in the aromas, the wine shows a bit of green and dryness in the fresh, crisp red berry finish. 85 Points

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This wine features smoke, earth and some cassis with a sharp herb and red fruit finish. 85-88 Pts

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2010 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 89

This light, fresher, medium bodied style of wine, from a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot is dominated by red fruits, earth and spice. 89 Points

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Olivier delivers cassis, tobacco and blackberry aromas. Medium bodied, this finesse styled wine ends with an earthy, cassis and fresh herb finish. 88-90 Pts

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2010 Château Olivier Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 90

Blending 80% Sauvignon Blanc with 20% Semillon produced a wine that combines fresh grapefruits with orange peel and floral characteristics. There is a nice touch of honeydew melon that further complicates things. The fresh finish and open character make this prime for early drinking. 90 Points

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2009 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 88

Medium bodied, round, juicy and with sweetness to the dark red fruits in the attack, the texture is quite nice. In the finish, you also notice olive, leaf and herbs blended with the fruit in the finish. 88 Points

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Wood, pepper, floral and red fruit aromas, medium in body with some dryness in the tannins is what you’ll find in this wine. 88 Points

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2009 Château Olivier Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 91

Yellow citrus, honeysuckle and mango show their character on the nose. Ripe, lush, polished and fresh, the wine is juicy, and crisp in the pomelo tinged finish. This is probably drinking at close to peak, so if you have a bottle, pop a cork. 91 Points

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Ready to drink vibrant charmer, with freshness galore, ripe citrus, just squeezed grapefruit, lemon and a touch of orange blossom in the nose let this shine with fresh seafood. The fruit has a nice sense of purity to it. 90 Points

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2008 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 87

Medium bodied, with an earthy, forest character, the wine is close to fully developed, offering, bright red fruits, cigar wrapper and spice, but it is on the lighter side. 87 Points

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2008 Château Olivier Blanc  (Pessac-Léognan) 85

Starting to fade, this bright, crisp, yellow citrus dominated wine needs to be drunk up. 85 Points

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2006 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 87

Medium bodied, almost light weight, soft textured, smoky, earthy, red berry oriented wine that is ready for its prime time appearance. 87 Points

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2005 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 87

Medium bodied, with spicy red and black fruit, earth and a touch of herbs, along with slightly drying tannins in the red fruit finish. 87 Points

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2000 Château Olivier  (Pessac-Léognan) 87

Much more interesting on the nose than the palate. Medium bodied, soft, elegant and refined in texture, the wine is on the light side, as far as density goes. The fruit is ripe, there is that mix of bright, tart and spicy that works, but it lacks the weight needed to carry it through. 87 Points

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