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Lot 95647

Chateau Cheval Blanc 1998 Saint Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classe 75cl / 13%

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Lot Information

Chateau Bottling

Red Wine

France

Bordeaux

Lebedev

13%

1998

Description

A bottle of 1998 Château Cheval Blanc Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé.

'Our special guest for the night was administrator Pierre Lurton, and one of his favorite vintages under his impeccable guidance at Cheval Blanc is the 1998, a wine that has gone from strength to strength. I rated it in the mid- to upper-90s early on, but it seems to have hit the magical three-digit perfection. It offers extraordinary, exuberant aromatics ranging from truffle to forest floor to floral notes intermixed with blackcurrant and black raspberry. It is an incredibly complex, full-bodied, opulent wine that seems to be in mid-adolescence and capable of lasting another 25 to 30 years. The 1998 was a spectacular vintage in Pomerol and Saint-Émilion, and to a lesser extent in Graves, and all three of those appellations eclipsed anything that was made in the Médoc. 100 points' Robert Parker, Hedonist's Gazette, tasted 2017

This lot comes from the temperature-controlled cellar of media businessman and wine enthusiast Lord Evgeny Lebedev, where it has been kept since purchase direct from UK importers.

Condition

Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note wear to the labels and minor damage to the 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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