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Château Cheval Blanc 2012

This vintage is already complex, and features an impressive range of aromas and flavours from the very first. The colour is a deep crimson with mauve highlights. The nose exhibits great aromatic purity and astonishing complexity: red fruit (raspberry, cherry), black fruit (blackcurrant jam, blueberry), and delicate floral nuances (rose and violet). Freshness (mint and eucalyptus) and minerality (graphite, chalk) round out the vivacious aromatic profile. The bouquet is quite unique: tremendously pure, and the oak is not even noticeable - the sign of a great vintage. 2012 Cheval Blanc starts out straightforward and powerful on the palate. The middle palate is concentrated, with firm tannin that is nevertheless incomparably rich. The elegant texture is accompanied by fresh, complex flavours. The wine's incredible length is both rich and delicate. In fact, the wine seems to rise in intensity and then recede imperceptibly and seamlessly. 2012 Cheval Blanc is polished, complex, and delicious with totally impressive length for a Saint Emilion this young

 Producer Château Cheval Blanc
 Region Saint-Émilion
 Country France
 Type Red Bordeaux
 Varietals MerlotCabernet SauvignonCabernet Franc
 Alcohol 13.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2012

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Château Cheval Blanc

Saint-Émilion, Gironde, France Saint-Émilion, Gironde, France

Although the exact location of the first vines grown in Bordeaux is unknown, the vestiges of luxurious villas – the ancestors of today's wine châteaux – have been found in Saint-Emilion. One such villa belonged to Ausone (Ausonius in Latin), poet-winemaker and Roman Consul in the 4th century AD. The...

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