Cheval Blanc 2016

Cult Wines Price: £3,200.00 / 6x75cl
Chateau Cheval Blanc, Cheval Blanc, 2016

Tasting Notes Cheval Blanc 2016

98-99

This is very powerful Cheval with searing tannins and bright fruit, acidity and mineral undertones. Full and muscular yet beautifully formed and polished. It’s all about the form to this. Better than 2015.

James Suckling
jamessuckling.com, April 4th 2017
18.5+

The property is divided into 45 different plots and each plot has made some grand vin in the last five years. This is from 33 plots. 38% Cabernet Franc, 59% Merlot. The remaining 3% is Cabernet Sauvignon, from a parcel that has been replanted with Cabernet Franc successively. But they have decided to recover this gravelly plot by the road to St-Émilion with Cabernet Sauvignon. This is the first year it's in the grand vin as a reflection of the traditional assemblage of Cheval Blanc. Tasty floral start and then quite rich. A bit of grainy astringency (from those concrete vats?) in terms of texture - by no means unpleasant. Lots of floral notes, hint of putty and then lovely richness underneath. Quite a contrast between nose and palate. Smudgy palate and precise nose. Tannins really present on the end. Very floral on the nose. Big gap! Not sweet!!

Jancis Robinson
jancisrobinson.com

Cheval Blanc Pricing

Wine Vintage Producer Market price Unit size
Cheval Blanc 2018 Chateau Cheval Blanc POA 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2017 Chateau Cheval Blanc £4,682.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2016 Chateau Cheval Blanc £5,983.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2016 Chateau Cheval Blanc £3,200.00 6x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2015 Chateau Cheval Blanc £6,000.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2014 Chateau Cheval Blanc £3,550.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2013 Chateau Cheval Blanc £3,400.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2012 Chateau Cheval Blanc £3,596.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2012 Chateau Cheval Blanc £1,850.00 6x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2011 Chateau Cheval Blanc £3,780.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2010 Chateau Cheval Blanc £8,250.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2009 Chateau Cheval Blanc £6,622.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2008 Chateau Cheval Blanc £3,667.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2007 Chateau Cheval Blanc £3,750.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2006 Chateau Cheval Blanc £4,200.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2006 Chateau Cheval Blanc £2,200.00 6x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2005 Chateau Cheval Blanc £7,125.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2005 Chateau Cheval Blanc £3,450.00 6x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2004 Chateau Cheval Blanc £3,800.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2003 Chateau Cheval Blanc £4,080.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2002 Chateau Cheval Blanc £3,950.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2001 Chateau Cheval Blanc £3,900.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 2000 Chateau Cheval Blanc £7,350.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 1999 Chateau Cheval Blanc £4,400.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 1998 Chateau Cheval Blanc £6,100.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 1997 Chateau Cheval Blanc £3,748.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 1996 Chateau Cheval Blanc £4,200.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 1995 Chateau Cheval Blanc £4,344.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 1990 Chateau Cheval Blanc £12,000.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 1989 Chateau Cheval Blanc £4,228.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 1986 Chateau Cheval Blanc £3,792.00 12x75cl
Cheval Blanc 1982 Chateau Cheval Blanc £8,880.00 12x75cl