The 2012 Chateau Cheval Blanc wine has a medium to deep garnet colored. This Saint-Emilion wine reveals lovely cassis, warm black cherries and redcurrant jelly notions with underlying hints of cedar chest, garrigue, Indian spices and damp soil. The Chateau Cheval Blanc wine has a medium to full-bodied, it possesses wonderful energy and freshness on the palate with a beautifully poised ethereal nature and long mineral-tinged finish.
The Chateau Cheval Blanc 1er grand cru classé A is elegantly crafted beauty should enter its drinking window in a couple of years and cellar gracefully for another 20+ years.
The 2012 Chateau Cheval Blanc wine is best paired with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised and grilled dishes. This Premier Grand Cru Classé “A”, wine is also good when matched with Asian dishes, rich fish courses like tuna, mushrooms and pasta.
96 points Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
95 points Wine Enthusiast
95 points Wine Spectator