Château Cheval Noir Cuvée le Fer 2011

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Château Cheval Noir Cuvée le Fer 2011

Saint-Emilion Grand cru Red | 12.5°

Ref : 469325

49.90 49, 90

Bottle 75 cL

i.e. 66.50 € / liter

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  • Keeping level Peut être conservé
  • Service temperature 18°
  • Grapes Merlot

Our food and wine pairings

  • Game
  • Red meats
  • Strong cheese

Our oenologists' opinion

Powerful bouquet

Its purple color offers a slightly woody nose and red fruit, cherry and cassis. In the mouth, this wine presents a nice balance, finesse and freshness. He is frank, vinous, full, fleshy, nervous and has a nice envelope with a good length on tight tannins, coated and satin. Lovely wine. 



Body ? The body is the way a wine feels inside the mouth. Several factors, such as the alcohol content and the presence of tannins, contribute to the feel of the wine.

Freshness ? The freshness of a wine is defined by its level of acidity. Unlike rounded wines, fresh wines are easy to drink, and are more lively. Acidity plays a necessary part in a wine's structure.

Aging ? All wines do not have the same aging potential. Some are supposed to be consumed at a young age while others must be kept for longer periods of time.

Tannins ? Coming from stems, grape pips and their storage barrels, the tannin gives structure to red wines only.

Do you know ?

Le Cheval Noir comes from the legend that an elegant horse would harvest the vineyard. 

Domain and appellation

  • Château Cheval Noir

    Acquired by the Mähler-Besse family in 1937 to supplement their prestigious areas of Haut-Médoc, Saint-Emilion and Saint-Estèphe, the Cheval Noir castle bears the Appellation Saint-Emilion Grand Cru.
    • Terroir: The domain is on a terroir classified World Heritage of UNESCO Saint-Emilion. The microclimate is particularly favorable to the development of the leading grape of the appellation, Merlot.


    • Viticulture: This micro-cuvee is made from 6 hectares of old Merlot vines. The grapes are harvested by hand.


    • Vinification: The wines are aged in new oak barrels for a period of 24 months. 


  • Main grape

  • Grapes Merlot
  • Grapes
    • Merlot : 100%

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