Cheval Noir 2016
Ref : 478918
Bottle 75 cL
i.e. 22.70 € / liter
2 product(s) sold since yesterday
- Keeping level 2021
- Service temperature 18°
Our food and wine pairings
- Red meats
- Strong cheese
Do you know ?
The name « Black horse » come from an old legend that this fine, elegant creature would harvest the vineyard itself.
Domain and appellation
Cheval Noir was acquired by the Mähler-Besse family in 1937 to complete their already prestigious domains such as Haut-Médoc, Saint-Emilion and Saint-Estèphe.
- Terroir: The microclimate is particularly favorable to the grape Merlot, giving it »s name to the appellation. This 6 hectare domain is based on calcareous soils with grape varieties composed of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc.
- Viticulture: Un granGreat care is taken to viticulture with green harvesting to ensure maximum ripeness of the fruit. The harvest is done manually with great care.
- Wine-making: In 2008, the domain opened a new « chai » that refined the winemaking process so that the wine would properly represent the excellency of the terroir.
Grapes Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
- Merlot : 60%
- Cabernet Sauvignon : 20%
- Cabernet Franc : 20%