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Château Cheval Blanc Saint Emilion 2006

$799.00

SKU 11244

750ml

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Originally purchased by us and kept in temperature controlled storage.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation St. Emilion
Brand Château Cheval Blanc
  • wa97

Wine AdvocateTasted at Bordeaux Index's annual 10-Year On tasting in London.The 2006 Château Cheval Blanc is a blend of 55% Merlot and 45% Cabernet Franc. It has the most floral bouquet of the four Serié A Grand Cru Classé: an explosion of crushed violets and potpourri, hints of leather and cigar box, the Cabernet Franc clearly lending this complexity and character. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin. It feels wonderfully structured and comes with an insistent grip that coats the mouth. This is backward and almost surly, but you have to stand back and admire the precision and arching structure on the mineral-rich finish. Top-dog Saint Emilion? That's for sure.

Neal Martin, May 2016
  • we96-98

Wine EnthusiastBarrel Sample Dark chocolate and mocha flavors, very dark and intense, this is a big, concentrated wine, flavored with bitter cherries and structured. Certainly a great Cheval Blanc.

Roger Voss, June 1, 2007
  • ws95

Wine SpectatorDisplays lots of milk chocolate, cedar, berry and cappuccino aromas. Full-bodied, with chewy tannins, this is structured and layered for the vintage. Mouthpuckering. Needs time. This is one of the wines of the vintage. Best after 2015.

James Suckling, March 31, 2009