Château Cheval Blanc 2017 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

Château Cheval Blanc 2017 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

The nose is fruity, elegant and offers a fine fleshiness. It reveals notes of blackberry, crushed raspberry and fleshy cassis associated with fine touches of cornflower/tulip, toasted, spices as well as subtle touches of tea, Cuben pepper and a very discreet hint of almond/cardamom. The palate is fresh, fruity, well-balanced and offers a beautiful defintion, a fine acid frame, a small sauvity, tension, finesse, a very fine density, a beautiful grain as well as fullness. On the palate this wine expresses notes of fleshy blackberry, fleshy cassis and more slightly fleshy raspberry associated with fine touches of toasted/caramelized oak, a hint of almond, spices, a subtle hint of cardamom as well as very discreet hints of racy minerality and a very discreet hint of nut. Tannins are fine, elegant and very slightly fleshy. Good length.

Note (Score): 17.75+/20

Note (Score): 96/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)