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102 Ratings
Chateau Cheval Blanc Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
$18.34 USD
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Wine Description

(2002 Vintage) Smoky, earthy, sweet red and black currant, fig, and menthol notes jump from the glass of this dark ruby/plum-hued, medium-weight Cheval Blanc. Possessing sweet tannin, medium body, and undeniable elegance as well as nobility, this beautifully made effort appears slightly superior (at least to my taste) to the more hyped 2003. Interestingly, yields were 27 hectoliters per hectare in 2002, and 30-31 hectoliters per hectare in 2003. Anticipated maturity: 2008-2018.

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  • Wine Advocate
    (2002 Vintage) Rating: (89-91) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 149 on Oct-03
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  • Wine Advocate
    (1964 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 95 on Oct-94
  • Wine Spectator
    (1961 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/99.