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Lot 101026

Chateau Cheval Blanc 2004 Saint Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classe 75cl / 13.5%

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Chateau Bottling

Red Wine

France

Bordeaux

13.5%

2004

Description

A bottle of 2004 Château Cheval Blanc Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé, a blend of 55% Cabernet Franc and 45% Merlot.

'Extremely round, supple tannins and impressive depths of undeveloped flavour with lovely appetising dry tannins (as opposed to a drying, rasping finish) - truly winemaker Pierre Lurton's "cashmere" tannins. Round, intense mulberry flavours. Quite insistent, ripe tannins on the finish. Relatively gentle and the vintage with the most recognisable Cheval character of recent years. Great balance, savoury and rather playful. Lots of fruit and well-hidden tannins. Good freshness without any excess of acidity. Drink 2014-28 18.5/20' Jancis Robinson MW, 2005

Condition

Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note wear to the label and capsule.

Note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults.
This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.

Fill Level

Base of neck

Approx. shipping weight

1.50kg
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