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Cheval des Andes

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Cheval des Andes highly recognized by Wine Enthusiast

Cheval des Andes 2009 Red obtained 93 points from Wine Enthusiast.
The publication highlighted its flavors of herbs, chocolate, and coffee, and an intense finish.


Wines

Cheval des Andes 2003

Grape variety: Malbec 41% - Cabernet Sauvignon 41% - Petit Verdot 18%
Sight: it has an intense ruby color with violet hues
Nose: it is a complex wine with some evolution notes that reminds of Bordeaux's wines, combining ripe fruits, marmalade, chocolate and dried fruit notes
Mouth: it is a very elegant wine with a strong sweetness that provides a balanced and unctuous sensation, offering a very good long finish and complexity

Cheval des Andes 2006

Grape variety: Malbec 60% - Merlot 5% - Cabernet Sauvignon 35%
Sight: it exhibits an intense ruby-red color with purple hues
Nose: it offers aromas of red fruits such as strawberry and cherry combined with notes of black pepper and rosemary, typical of Cabernet, granting it complexity and intensity
Mouth: its elegance and harmony stand out in the mouth. It has subtle smoky and toasty notes, with silky and ripe tannins that are perfectly combined with the fruity profile of the grape varieties which make up this blend

Cheval des Andes 1999

Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 60% - Malbec 40%
Sight: it shows intense morello cherry- red wine with violet tones and brown hues typical of a great aging wine
Nose: it has a complex nose of floral aromas combined with ripe fruit, morello cherry, bay leaves notes and chocolate
Mouth:

About us

Cheval des Andes has the privilege of being created in 1999, from the union between the great Chateau Cheval Blanc and an Argentine winery at the forefront of high-altitude wines, Terrazas de los Andes, to which the Chateau gave part of its name. Cheval des Andes honors the privilege and is proof of the trust in its terroirs and in the winery.

The story begins when Pierre Lurton, President of Chateau Cheval Blanc, was captivated by the idea of digging up a connection with the Saint Emilion past, when he found out 80-year-old pre-phylloxera Malbec vines in Argentina that produce some of the best wines in the world.

Cheval des Andes is the evolution of a unique combination between the quality of Bordeaux´s "Premier Grand Cru" Cheval Blanc and the best Argentine terroir which includes its Malbec from 1929. The result of such magical encounter is a refined, subtle and complex Grand Cru of the Andes, destined to become a New World's icon wine.