The 1964 Cheval Blanc has a special place in my wine memory. First tasted at Resturant La Pyramide in Vienne, second time was at a memorable dinner at Emerils in New Orleans. The bottle served at Emerils in 2002 was amazing. The bouquet was utterly seductive, with layers of aromas – cherry, raspberry, cedar and truffles. The palate also stunning, with lush and silky ripe and mature tannins. Mature but still fresh and vibrant fruit, medium to full body, very good length and great complexity. A wonderfull and memorable wine – and a true pleasure.
(Drink Now) Outstanding – 96p
Tasted 05/03/2002 at Restaurant Emerils in New Orleans
Tasting Notes for this producer
- WineHog rating system – more than points Tasting and rating wine is not exact science … and therefore I prefer to use a scale that reflects that wine is a living organism and that a wine can taste like 94 points one day … and 93 the next day … depending on the moon, the glass, temperature and or my mood! I ...