11-02-2010 11-02-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2523B Boston
November 2, 2010 4:00PMCalender
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Chateau Cheval Blanc 1990

$7,898$6,500
Auction: Fine Wines - 2523B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 02, 2010 4:00PM

Description:

Chateau Cheval Blanc 1990
St. Emilion, 1er Grand Cru Classe
"One of my favorite Cheval Blancs, it remains to be seen if the 1998, 2000, and 2008 will live up to this offering. It is the ripest wine of the aforementioned vintages, with a complex bouquet of tobacco leaf, Christmas fruitcake, sweet black fruits, bordering on fig and plum, but no hint of overripeness, and notions of new saddle leather, mint, and incense. The gorgeously expressive aromatics are followed by a full-bodied wine revealing abundant glycerin as well as elevated alcohol, but it is not hot, and nothing is out of place. Expansive, rich, and revealing the nuances and complexity that come from bottle age, it is at its peak of maturity where it should remain for another 10-15 years. " R. Parker, 98+ pts. 06/09
9 bottles
Estimate $6,000-9,000

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Chateau Cheval Blanc