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2001 CHEVAL BLANC

St Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé

Reference: 5528
Year: 2001
Volume: 0.750l
Bottling: Mc
Level: Neck
Label: GL
Packing: Owc 12
Color: Red
Parker Rating: 93 Parker Points
€ 375.00
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€ 453.75
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Parker Rating: 93 Parker Points, by on 06/2004

I was surprised by how soft, opulent, even voluptuous the 2001 Cheval Blanc performed out of bottle as this estate’s wines tend to shut down when young. Its deep ruby/purple color was accompanied by sweet aromas of cranberries, black currants, menthol, Asian spices, and underbrush. This seductive blend of 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc reveals a lush sweetness, medium body, and ripe, well-integrated tannin. A racy effort filled with personality, it should be at its finest between 2007-2018.

(© Robert M. Parker, Jr., Wine Advocate)


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  • GLGood labels
  • VsdlVery slightly damaged labels
  • SdlSlightly damaged labels
  • DlDamaged labels
  • VdlVery damaged label
  • SbsSlightly bin soiled

Robert Parker Rating - Parker Points

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Robert M. Parker Jr. is a leading U.S. wine critic with an international influence. His wine ratings on a 100-point scale: Parker Points ©.

  • 96-100An extraordinary wine of profound and complex character displaying all the attributes expected of a classic wine of its variety. Wines of this caliber are worth a special effort to find, purchase, and consume
  • 90-95An outstanding wine of exceptional complexity and character. In short, these are terrific wines.
  • 80-89A barely above average to very good wine displaying various degrees of finesse and flavor as well as character with no noticeable flaws.
  • 70-79An average wine with little distinction except that it is a soundly made. In essence, a straightforward, innocuous wine.
  • 60-69A below average wine containing noticeable deficiencies, such as excessive acidity and/or tannin, an absence of flavor, or possibly dirty aromas or flavors.
  • 50-59A wine deemed to be unacceptable.

Read more about Robert Parker & Parker Points on the official Robert Parker (Wine Advocate) website.

Packing

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  • OcOriginal Case
  • OwcOriginal Wooden Case

The number after Oc or OWC refers to the number of bottles.