Cheval des Andes 2004

Bordeaux Red Blends from Argentina, South America

$71.99
Item No. 92279
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • RP93
  • WS90
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2001
  • WS92
  • W&S92
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Winemaker's Notes

A joint venture between Terrazas de Los Andes and Château Cheval Blanc, this wine is a groundbreaking blend of legendary Bordeaux "First Growth" winemaking expertise with the very best terroir in Argentina. The result is a New World Grand Cru: refined, subtle and complex.

Color: Deep black cherry with mauve glints on the rim.

Aroma: Upon agitating, dried apricots and floral notes mix with warm scents of tobacco, red berry fruit macerated in brandy, cherry stones and homemade jam, together with cedar-wood, bay leaves and chocolate.

Palate: Opens on the palate warm and balanced, with freshness and minerals coming through on the mid-palate, along with black currant, spices and almond. Highly integrated, sweet tannins mingle with a long and elegant finish.

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A joint venture between Chateau Cheval Blanc and Terrazas De Los Andes, this wine is a groundbreaking blend of legendary Bordeaux First Growth winemaking expertise with the very best terroir in Argentina. Cheval des Andes originated as Director Pierre Lurton sought out a special international terroir in which to apply the storied blending heritage of the French chateau. Lurton was...

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(ahr-jen-TEE-nah) Now fifth in the world for wine production, Argentina is catching up in the quality wine sector. A long time wine producer, Argentina used to make wine in order to drink it, not export it. And so the wines produced were quaffable and rustic and made for the local's everyday dinner. Yet it's hard not to get caught up in the wine market of the world and some...

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Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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