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    Chateau Cheval Blanc 1947
    St. Emilion
    htms, hbsl, excellent color
    Bottle (1)
    "The 1947 Cheval Blanc exhibits such a thick texture it could double as motor oil. The huge nose of fruitcake, chocolate, leather, coffee, and Asian spices is mind-boggling. The unctuous texture and richness of sweet fruit are amazing. Consider the fact that this wine is, technically, appallingly deficient in acidity and excessively high in alcohol. Moreover, its volatile acidity levels would be considered intolerable by modern day oenologists. Yet how can they explain that after 47 years the wine is still remarkably fresh, phenomenally concentrated, and profoundly complex? It has to make you wonder about the direction of modern day winemaking." (100pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #95 Oct 1994)


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    May, 2011
    6th Friday
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