2019 Château Beauséjour Bécot

$69.99

14 in stock

Appellation: Saint-Émilion

Ratings: JA-96  JS-96

Size: 750 ml

14 in stock

Description

96   Jane Anson
“Rich plum colour. This takes its time to open, is pretty subtle at first, but then explodes in juicy fruit. Clear salinity where you can feel the slate scrape of the limestone terroir, alongside well expressed aromatics with touches of peony flowers. Elegant and succulent. Second vintage with Jean de Cournuaud as technical director. A yield of 46hl/ha. 65% new oak, with a mix of barrels and 20hl casks. 3.77pH. Harvest 18-21 September, with all the Merlots in 3.5 days instead of the usual 11 days (and in fact stretched over one month in 2018), with just 20 minutes from picking to vat. Thomas Duclos consultant.” (6/2020)

96   James Suckling
“Plums, currants, pine cones, mushrooms and bark on the nose. Some licorice, too. It’s medium-bodied with tightly knit tannins. Tight and fresh with fantastic tension and drive. Refined and focused. Spicy and lightly salty at the end. Try in 2026.” (2/2022)

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 3 × 3 × 13 in

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