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Château-Cheval-Blanc Saint Emilion 2005

Château-Cheval-Blanc Saint Emilion 2005
$999.00

SKU 16971

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
  • ws97

Wine SpectatorThis is really gorgeous on the nose, with blackberry, mineral, light vanilla bean and milk chocolate. Full-bodied, with ultrafine tannins and a long, caressing finish. This is racy and very beautiful. The tannins coat the palate, but leave a provoking impression. A Cheval for long-term aging. Best after 2017.

James Suckling, March 31, 2008
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Wine EnthusiastPlump, padded and comfortable is the initial impression. But this is also finely structured and dense, with tannins that are sweet, flavors of dark chocolate to go with the roundness and the enticing Cabernet Franc perfumes. In all, this is a great wine, with considerable aging potential, but with enough sweet fruit to make it attractive now.

Roger Voss, June 1, 2008