Cheval Blanc is a french estate of 37 hectares located in the town of Saint-Emilion, on the edge of the Pomerol appellation. It is a 1st Grand Cru Classé A, it shares the top of Saint-Emilion classification with Château Ausone, Angelus and Pavie. With the Premiers Crus Classés of the Médoc, they constitute the most prestigious estates of all of Bordeaux. The Château produces the "Grand Vin de Cheval Blanc" in red as well as a second wine "Le petit Cheval", which is available in red and white.
Cheval Blanc is one of the most regular wines in the world with the ability to be excellent at any age. The Cheval Blanc 1921, and Cheval Blanc 1945 are very rare and prestigious. For wine tasting we suggest the Château Cheval Blanc 1950, Cheval Blanc 1953 and the vintage 1959. Then, we suggest the Château Cheval Blanc 1961, and the Cheval Blanc 1985. The Château Cheval Blanc 1998 are excellent. Finally, the Château Cheval Blanc 2000 are exceptional.
Since 1998, Bernard Arnault and Albert Frère have been the owners with the wish to vitalize the Cheval Blanc estate "with respect for its history, as its heritage, and in total confidence in the teams in place. " The percentage of grape varieties is atypical for the right bank of the Gironde but in reality it is in perfect harmony with the nature of the soil: Cabernet Franc (49%), Merlot (47%), Cabernet Sauvignon (4%). Powerful, without aggressiveness, spherical, silky, always elegant and racy in its Cabernet Franc gangue that surrounds the Merlot, the Cheval Blanc wine is close to a Pomerol, without completely resembling a Saint-Emilion ...