Lots 125-187: Three decades of brilliant Bordeaux
December 15, 12:56 PM GMT
5,000 - 6,000 GBP
Château Cheval Blanc 1998
St. Emilion, 1er Grand Cru Classé (A)
Good levels, excellent appearance
Vintage from 21 September to 5 October. 32 hl/hectare made. 56% Merlot, 44% Cabernet Franc. In 2019, the aromatic impact on the nose is very present, although calmer now! Great finesse of texture, Pierre Lurton's 'pashmina tannins', with freshness of fruit and a visit to the spice bazaar. I wonder now if the 2000 has more force, but these two vintages will forever 'fight it out', in the most noble way of course. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
12 bts (owc)
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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