Saint Emilion - 2014

Château Cheval Blanc 2014

Saint Emilion - 2014

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TYPE: Red Wine
PRODUCER: Château Cheval Blanc
APPELLATION: Saint Emilion
VINTAGE: 2014
COUNTRY: France
REGION: Bordeaux, Libournais, Saint-Émilion
CLASSIFICATION: Saint-Émilion Premier Grand Cru Classé
VOLUME: 0.75 L
FILL LEVEL: Neck
LABEL CONDITION: GL
PACKAGING: OWC6
POINTS: 96 by Wine Advocate
TASTING NOTES: The 2014 Cheval Blanc is a blend of 45% Cabernet Franc and 55% Merlot, picked from 19 September until 8 October. It has a very succinct, almost understated bouquet, here a mixture of red and black fruit, cold limestone and crushed rose petals (the latter observed when the wine was in barrel). It is not a set of aromatics that go out and grab your attention, rather the sophistication creeps up on you. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp tannin. Unlike the Deuxième Vin, there is real structure and backbone here, a gentle but insistent grip in the mouth. It errs towards black instead of red fruit, intermingling with sage and cumin, then segueing into a precise finish with a long, lingering ferrous finish (à la Pomerol!), finally a hint of oyster shell on the aftertaste. It is one of the most subtle Cheval Blancs that I have tasted in a long time, although it will doubtlessly be deceptively long lived. This is a serious Cheval Blanc for serious oenophiles.

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Château Cheval Blanc

About Château Cheval Blanc

Château Cheval Blanc, a venerable jewel in the Saint-Émilion appellation of Bordeaux, stands as an epitome of excellence in winemaking, weaving a narrative that spans centuries. Co-owned by Bernard Arnault and Baron Albert Frère, the estate's 41-hectare vineyards bear witness to the meticulous craftsmanship that goes into producing some of the world's most coveted wines.

Merlot and Cabernet Franc, the principal grape varieties, find expression in the soils of gravel, clay, and limestone, creating a terroir that imparts unique characteristics to the wines. The winemaking philosophy at Cheval Blanc is a marriage of tradition and precision. Meticulous grape selection, fermentation in wooden vats, and aging in new oak barrels contribute to the creation of wines that are synonymous with elegance, finesse, and longevity.

As a Premier Grand Cru Classé (A) in the Saint-Émilion classification, Château Cheval Blanc occupies the highest echelon of recognition, a testament to its unwavering commitment to producing wines of exceptional quality. The blend of Merlot, known for its suppleness, and Cabernet Franc, lending structure and complexity, results in wines that exemplify the artistry of Bordeaux winemaking.

The terroir, influenced by the proximity of the Gironde River, bestows upon Cheval Blanc's wines a sense of place, marked by complexity and depth. Each vintage is a reflection of this unique combination of soil, climate, and grape varieties, making Cheval Blanc a standard-bearer for the Saint-Émilion appellation.

The iconic status of Château Cheval Blanc extends beyond its terroir; it is embedded in the meticulous care devoted to limited production, emphasizing quality over quantity. The wines, with their harmonious balance of fruit, structure, and complexity, command the attention of collectors and enthusiasts worldwide, solidifying the estate's place among the elite in the realm of Bordeaux's winemaking heritage.

As the legacy of Château Cheval Blanc continues to unfold, each bottle becomes a chapter in the ongoing story of an estate that transcends time, producing wines that are not only revered today but destined to evolve gracefully for years to come.

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