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Wines

Cheval Noir Saint Émilion AC 2017

Saint Émilion, France

1,450

Out of stock

Grape Variety
70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc

 

Winemaker Notes
“70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc Cheval Noir features an elegant bouquet of red fruit and spice. A beautiful smooth texture with intense tannin, fruity flavors, and a fresh, elegant aftertaste. This wine’s balance and concentration make it the perfect partner for poultry and white meats.”

The grapes come from clay-limestone and siliceous-gravel plots in  Saint Emilion that produce elegant ,fruity wines year in and year out. Contributing his considerable experience and know-how, HubertdeBoüard – oenologist and co-owner of Cheval Noir’s neighbour, Château Angélus – has been a consultant for the making of Cheval Noir Saint Emilion since 2010.

Notes
“The stallion” of the house Mälher-Besse!
Notice to the amateurs! Cheval Noir has a perfect command of the blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Combining, this year again, pleasure, charm and elegance, the chateau offers us a 2017 vintage of a very great balance. Fruit of the assembly of rigorously selected lots, this fine and elegant Saint Emilion is distinguished by silky tannins, notes of red fruits, spices and cinnamon, all coated with subtle woody notes. Ready to be tasted, Cheval Noir sublimate, no doubt, all your cooked dishes and will please even your most difficult friends!”

Nose: An elegant bouquet featuring aromas of red fruit and spice
Palate: a beautiful smooth texture with intense tannin, fruity flavours ,and a fresh, elegant aftertaste

Food and Wine matches: This wine’s balance and  concentration make it the perfect partner for prepared dishes, poultry, and white meats.

Ageing potential : 2-6 years

 

SKU: 2017120002959 Categories: , , , ,

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