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Chateau Cheval Blanc Premier Grand Cru Classe A, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

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Perfect in every way - absolutely pristine condition still in wrapper
The 2003 Cheval Blanc, a blend of 56% Cabernet Franc and 44% Merlot, reveals an exquisite bouquet of mulberries, forest floor, new saddle leather, spice box and spring flowers. The first-growth quality aromatics are followed by a complex medium-bodied wine with more density than anticipated. The wine seems fully mature although there is an unexpected freshness and underlying depth of fruit. This beauty should continue to drink well for another 7-8 years.

One of the principal theories of the bizarre, historically hot and dry summer of 2003 is that grapes planted in gravelly and sandy soils were the least successful. If that was true 100% of the time, Cheval Blanc would have made a horrible wine. In fact, both the grand vin and second wine at Cheval Blanc did well in this vintage. It was the earliest harvest in over 110 years at this estate, and the resulting wine is a beauty. Drink 2014-2022

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Chateau Cheval Blanc Premier Grand Cru Classe A, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, 2003

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239096

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Chateau Cheval Blanc Premier Grand Cru Classe A, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

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Chateau Cheval Blanc

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1 bottles, 75cl each

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Wine Colour:

Red

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Still

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France, Bordeaux, Saint Emilion

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Premier Grand Cru Classe A

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