2003 Chateau Cheval Blanc Saint Emilion
|Vineyard:||Château Cheval Blanc|
International Wine CellarGood full, deep red. Sexy aromas of mocha, tobacco and milk chocolate, with a suggestion of roasted nuts. Suave, fine-grained and sappy, with lovely vinosity in the context of this heatwave vintage. Redcurrant and milk chocolate flavors linger impressively on the finish, which shows noteworthy energy and length, with sweet tannins. With its high percentage of 55% cabernet franc, this was very closed at the beginning, notes Berrouet, but is now "more human." But today I don't find enough complexit...
Wine AdvocateRating: (89-92) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04
Wine SpectatorRating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 3/06