The 2009 Cheval Blanc is an utterly captivating wine that will show you why the 2009 vintage was a knockout for this legendary St-Emilion producer.
Jeb Dunnuck tasted in 2020 and said:
"The 2009 Château Cheval Blanc continues to just blow me away every time I'm lucky enough to taste a bottle" (JD100).
The blend of Merlot and Cab Franc changes year to year and the 2009 was composed of 60% Merlot and 40% Cab Franc. While this vintage is known for its immediate upfront generosity, this wine will also easily live until 2075.
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2009 Cheval Blanc
"Deep garnet colored, the 2009 Cheval Blanc offers up profound notions of baked blueberries, blackberry compote and crème de cassis with suggestions of chocolate mint, new leather and cloves plus a waft of candied violets. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is an exercise in elegance with very classy, super fine-grained tannins, beautiful freshness and layer upon layer of mineral-laced blue and black fruits, finishing long and perfumed"
100, Robert Parker
"The 2009 Château Cheval Blanc continues to just blow me away every time I'm lucky enough to taste a bottle. It has that rare mix of elegance and power that can be hard to describe. Offering a massive bouquet of black cherry liqueur, flowery incense, crème de cassis, toasted spices, and forest floor, it hits the palate with full-bodied richness, a magical, seamless texture, and a great, great finish. Its tannins and structure are just now starting to emerge from under ample baby fat, but it still has incredible opulence and richness as well as flawless balance."
100, Jeb Dunnuck
"A profoundly generous wine with coffee grounds and patisserie notes revealing grilled oak that's subtle but extremely pleasing. The quality of the tannins is exceptional - they are drawn out, elongated and shrouded in smoke. Layer upon layer of complexity unfurls in the mouth, getting better and better, with tons of juicy black fruit. The liquorice is black and tight on the perfectly balanced finish right now, with sprinkles of star anise and a gentle lift of fresh mint. Give it a good few years before opening."