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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château Beau Séjour Bécot

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

St Emilion

Grape Variety:

Merlot Cabernet

Château Beau Séjour Bécot, 1er Grand Cru Classé, St Emilion, 2020

6x75cl £258.00

5 cases Equiv. £43.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

"Velvety rich deep blue fruits, this is powerful and measured, fruit-forward and yet subtle, layered blueberry and raspberry with smoked almonds and mocha on the finish. Sleek and finessed fruit flavours, a sense of forward motion from beginning to end and a burst of freshly-grated minerality on the finish. Extremely good quality. This is the second to last vintage in the new cellar, before building a new cellar for 2023 vintage. They have done a lot of work in the vineyards studying the terroir to understand how smaller sectors and zones within each plot reacts, and this work of studying the plots will help to inform the new cellar. Harvest September 8th to September 29th. 3.5ph. A yield of 42hl/ha. 16 months ageing in 65% new oak barrel, 35% in vats, amphoras and 20hl oak tanks. Thomas Duclos consultant." 95/100 - Jane Anson, Decanter.com

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