Château Cheval Blanc 2005 (6 BT)
2,600 - 3,200 GBP
Château Cheval Blanc 2005
St. Emilion, 1er Grand Cru Classé (A)
Good levels, excellent appearance, tissue wrapped
55% Cabernet Franc, 45% Merlot. Very spicy nose with a real coffee taste. Very classic in structure, without excessive extraction which is not their style. They prefer to bring out the freshness to balance the richness. Silky, harmonious and so 'clean'. This could be their best wine since 1998, although the jury is out and it would be foolish to forget the 2000. In 2015, so fresh, with so much fruity attack. Meaty and so lively. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
6 bts (owc)
A CLASSIC CELLAR OF EUROPEAN AND NEW WORLD ICONS. THIS FABULOUS COLLECTION HAS BEEN PUT TOGETHER WITH ABSOLUTE TOP QUALITY IN MIND. FIRST GROWTH BORDEAUX, LAFLEUR, LE PIN (INCLUDING EXTREMELY LIMITED DOUBLE MAGNUMS OF 2005) AND PETRUS. LEROY AND DOMAINE D'AUVENAY, FAIVELEY, DE MONTILLE AND OTHERS REPRESENT BURGUNDY, WITH GRAND MARQUE CHAMPAGNE ADDING A SPARKLING FLOURISH TO THE EUROPEAN FOCUS OF THE COLLECTION. DOMINUS, SCREAMING EAGLE AND OPUS ONE ARE A FITTING ADDITION FROM THE NEW WORLD PLUS MOËT'S CHINESE PROJECT AO-YUN MAKING A RARE APPEARANCE IN A LONDON AUCTION ROOM. ALL BOUGHT PREDOMINANTLY FROM A SINGLE, HIGHLY REGARDED UK MERCHANT AND PROFESSIONALLY STORED SINCE PURCHASE.
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