Château Cheval Blanc

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Château Cheval Blanc 2010 Red (Saint-Émilion)

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  1. $1500
This is the finest Cheval Blanc for many years. It is, quite simply, magnificent. The wine shows the greatness of Cabernet Franc in the vintage, with 57% of the variety in the blend. It is beautifully structured and perfumed, with velvety tannins, balanced acidity and swathes of black-currant and black-cherry fruits. It’s well on course to becoming a legendary wine.  — R.V.  (5/1/2013)
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Château Cheval Blanc 2010 Barrel Sample Red (Saint-Émilion)

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96-98. Beautifully perfumed wine, with aromas of violets, the fruit full of ripe spice to put along with the great berry fruits. Tannins at the end are tough, smoky.  — R.V.  (6/25/2011)
97
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Château Cheval Blanc 2009 Barrel Sample Red (Saint-Émilion)

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96-98 Barrel sample. An impressive wine, a true return to form for Cheval Blanc. The fruit is enormous, packed with sweet black berry juice, and with a brilliant freshness. There is a lovely smoky character, topped by ripe figs.  — R.V.  (8/9/2010)
97
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Château Cheval Blanc 2005 Red (Saint-Émilion)

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Plump, 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.  — R.V.  (6/1/2008)
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Château Cheval Blanc 2006 Barrel Sample Red (Saint-Émilion)

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96-98 Barrel 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.  — R.V.  (6/1/2007)
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Château Cheval Blanc 2000 Red (Saint-Émilion)

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In 2000, it seems the Cabernet Franc made Cheval Blanc. It has given a mysterious, wonderful perfume to the intense richness of the Merlot. It has less of the explosive power of Ausone, it is more subtle and elegant, reserving its explosion of richness for the end, when a welter of black fruits seems to go on for ever  — R.V.  (6/1/2003)
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Château Cheval Blanc 2013 Barrel Sample Red (Saint-Émilion)

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95–97. Barrel Sample. This wine has an impressive depth of flavor for the vintage. Acidity and freshness show through the elegant tannins, giving the wine a stylish structure. It is not a powerful Cheval Blanc, but it is so finely balanced.  — R.V.  (4/1/2014)
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Château Cheval Blanc 2012 Barrel Sample Red (Saint-Émilion)

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95–97. Barrel sample. An impressively dense wine with a serious structure. Dusty tannins go with a powerful structure and a wonderfully deep texture. Very solid and chunky.  — R.V.  (4/9/2013)
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