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Chateau Cheval Blanc 2005

Was fortunate to taste all the first growths last night, not once, but twice. The first time from a Riedel Chianti glass, then a couple of hours later from a big glass. Wow. They improved. Or maybe it was the 16 other 2005 Bordeaux that I tasted in the interim (reviews to come) that got my eye in? Regardless a great privilege to taste these wines in their extreme youth, afforded me by the crew at United Cellars in an impeccably well run event. Thank you.

So as much as I like, well love, the left bank, it’s the right bank that most often brings a little tear to the eye. And Cheval? Well, when it’s good, it’s remarkable. *kerchink*

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Tasted : May13
Alcohol : 14%
Price : $1200-2000
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2020 - 2050
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