Red

2011 Château Cheval Blanc

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Libournais
  • St. Émilion Grand Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 13

  • ShangGuy Likes this wine: (95 points)

    June 10, 2017 - Forth chateau visited on Bordeaux trip and home of one of my favorite Cab Franc grapes. Purple red color, strong truffle creamy aroma with hints of meat - wonderful smell. Medium build in first taste opening to a full fruity body with medium strength finish. Linger is endless with spice, pepper, tannic edges. Wonderful wine

  • RaggaMat wrote: (93 points)

    January 26, 2017 - Vertical tasting of six recent vintages. Cool and fresh black fruits, with a gravely note. There is a hedonistic milk chocolatey flavour on the palate. Lovely balance, no rough edges here.

  • beatles wrote: (94 points)

    November 24, 2016 - The surprise of todays tasting, better than the vintage; richesse, fullness of fruit, yet tight and aristocratic. Tannic still, future here. 57 pct cab franc here, you feel its coolness, still charming indeed.

  • dcwino wrote: (93 points)

    November 5, 2016 - 2016 Villa d’Este Wine Symposium - Kelly, Alan and Kevin's excellent adventure; 11/3/2016-11/12/2016 (Villa D’este, Lake Como, Piedmont, Milan and Frankfurt): Very mineral driven medium expressive nose displaying black cherry, caramel, coffee, rose, lead pencil and mineral. Medium concentration, quite precise and detailed, mineral, bright acidity, slightly coarse tannins and medium to long mineral driven finish.

  • steinersing wrote: (94 points)

    June 3, 2016 - Surprisingly pleasant early drinking wine

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  • By Jancis Robinson
    7/16/2015 (link)

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  • By Julia Harding, MW
    1/22/2015 (link)

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  • By Ian D'Agata
    Jun-14, IWC Issue #175, 6/1/2014 (link)

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  • By Julia Harding, MW
    4/6/2012 (link)

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  • By Ian D'Agata
    April 2012 (link)

    (Chateau Cheval Blanc Saint Emilion) Subscribe to see review text.

View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Mar/Apr 2012, Issue #38, The 2011 Bordeaux Vintage Unprecedented Conditions Lead to Very Mixed Quality, But With Some Truly Outstanding Gems to Be Found

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  • By Chris Kissack
    April 2012 (link) (17.5-18.) points

    (Château Cheval-Blanc (St Emilion)) The traditional dominance of Cabernet Franc here at 52%, with Merlot to balance at 48%. A fine and floral purity on the nose here, sweet and fragrant, open and yet showing concentration. There is a lovely smoky purity to it, very clean, very floral, and certainly suggestive of ripe Cabernet Franc, with a fine violet tone to it. This is cool, pure and fragrant, and those violet tones keep popping up on the palate as well. A classic style, with great polish, a supple character, and some elegance too. A very complete texture and stance through the midpalate, with a fine and ripe fruit character, draped over the rich, velvety but nicely composed tannins. There is a very confident potential here.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Cheval Blanc
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Libournais
  • Appellation St. Émilion Grand Cru

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  • Pending Delivery 115 (16%)
  • In Cellars 582 (81%)
  • Consumed 19 (3%)

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