Cheval des Andes is one of the greatest wines of Argentina, it is the signature of Chateau Cheval Blanc in Mendoza in collaboration with Terrazas de Los Andes.
The 2020 vintage is a marvel, a wine of reference on the vintage in Argentina. Cheval des Andes, Argentina's Grand Cru, is the fruit of two cultures blending the vision and know-how of Château Cheval Blanc with the high altitude viticulture in the Mendoza region where Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon, subject to a demanding climate, come together at the foot of the Cordillera.
Among the great wines of Argentina, each year, Cheval des Andes is part of our favorites, we are impressed once again by this vintage 2020 an unbeatable value for money. Cheval des Andes 2020 is the 21th vintage of the vineyard, it is the vintage of maturity, the first to achieve the perfect blend of 49% Cabernet Sauvignon, 49% Malbec, 2% Petit Verdot the objective stated by the technical teams of Chateau Cheval Blanc at the creation of this vintage in the foothills of the Argentinean mountains.
For this 2020 vintage, the maturation was carried out in 40% 225-liter barrels, 40% 400-liter barrels and 20% in 2500-liter tuns, with 50% new wood.
Tasting notes : Cheval des Andes 2020
The Colour: Intense, deep and shiny, velvety red colour
The nose: Generous and expressive on the nose, with ripe red fruits such as cherries, plums and cassis combined with hints of spices, black pepper and violets.
In the mouth: On the palate, starts out sumptuously rich and full-bodied. The powerful and refined tannins contribute to the structure of this wine. The finish marks a return to red and stony fruits aromas with spicy overtones.
Cheval des Andes 2020, born in a historic warm vintage in Mendoza keeps its oneness freshness, elegance and aging potential.
Robert Parker - Wine Advocate : 98/100 James Suckling: 97/100 Tim Atkin: 99/100 Jancis Robinson : 17,5/20
12bouteilles tip: Cheval des Andes 2020 is the fruit of the meeting between two exceptional estates. A fine red wine with a unique style that offers excellent value for money. There is no hesitation to have, it is perfect! Spend this great wine in a carafe for 2 hours, before serving it at a temperature of 16°C.
Wine Advocate 98
J. Suckling 97/100
€93.60 / bottle
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