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Château Cheval Blanc 1989 (12 BT)

Estimate:

3,000 - 4,000 GBP

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Château Cheval Blanc 1989 (12 BT)

Château Cheval Blanc 1989 (12 BT)

Estimate:

3,000 - 4,000 GBP

Lot sold:

3,904

GBP

Château Cheval Blanc 1989

St. Emilion, 1er Grand Cru Classé (A)

u. 1bn, excellent appearance

The earliest vintage of the century at Cheval Blanc and there were days when the temperature went over 40 degrees Celsius. Close to 50% Merlot, 50% Cabernet Franc, which is unusual here. A very generous 47 hl/hectare made. In 2018 and from magnum, this is stunning, with its pure Russian leather bouquet, plus mineral and cocoa notes. So fruity on the palate, with great élan and éclat. Volume, beauty and power, becoming even more sensational in the glass as the dinner progressed. Serena Sutcliffe, MW

 12 bts (owc)


Provenance:


THREE DECADES OF BRILLIANT BORDEAUX FEATURING PETRUS 1988, 1999 AND 2003, LAFITE, LA MISSION AND PALMER 1989, LATOUR 1996, MOUTON 2000 PLUS CORTON CHARLEMAGNE, DOMINUS AND L'ERMITA, ALL BOUGHT UPON RELEASE THROUGH A SMALL SELECTION OF VERY WELL-RESPECTED UK AND CONTINENTAL WINE MERCHANTS AND PROFESSIONALLY STORED UNTIL THIS SALE


LYING IN GREENFORD, MIDDLESEX Offered Duty Paid only


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