Château Cheval Blanc is one of the 4 Château of Saint-Emilion classified Premier Grand Cru classé (A) along with Château Ausone, Château Angélus, and Château Pavie.
The estate covers 41 hectares, including 37 hectares planted with an unusual composition of grape varieties of 57% Cabernet Franc, 40% Merlot, and small parcels of Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon.
The Château produces an average of 6000 cases of the Grand Vin and 2500 cases of the second wine, Le Petit Cheval.
On Saturday 13th July 2019 we had the pleasure of visiting this legendary estate and have lunch at the Chateau. Wine served: Le Petit Cheval Blanc 2016 (white), Le Petit Cheval 2010, Château Cheval Blanc 2009, 2011 and 1978. Then, Château Yquem 2015.