Château Cheval Blanc 2018 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Château Cheval Blanc 2018 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

The nose is elegant, fruity and offers concentration as well as finesse. It reveals notes of fleshy/juicy Boysen berry,fleshy/juicy strawberry and small notes of juicy cassis associared with fine touches of violet, fleshy/juicy raspberry as well as a subtle hint of black cherry and discreet hints of spices. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, racy, silky and offers a beautiful definition, finesse, tension, a beautiful freshness, deepness, a beautiful dimension, a certain dynamism as well as a beautiful finesse of the grain. On the palate this wine expresses notes of fresh/juicy blackberry, juicy/fresh red berries and small notes of crunchy strawberry associated with small touches of juicy/crunchy cassis, hints of cornflower, iris, tonka bean as well as very discreet hints of cardamom, tea and toasted. Tannins are well-built, elegant and very finely chewy. Good length. Good and gourmand persistence. Sapidity and a very fine saline minerality on the finish.

Note (Score): 18.5 +/20

Note (Score): 97-98/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2019

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

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

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Barrique

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)