Chateau Beau-Sejour-Becot 2000

Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Emilion, Bordeaux, France

$112.99
Item No. 55787
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • RP94
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2008
  • RP93
  • WE93
  • WS91
  • 2006
  • RP91
  • ST91
  • WS90
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Winemaker's Notes

This, almost extremely ostentatious wine will have its detractors, but as far as pleasure is concerned, there is no criticism to be made.

Strong ruby-purple color, it is clearly well endowed, sugary and generously woody, literally oozing with extracted richness.

Averagely robust, it displays in its strong and massive finale some moderately aggressive tannins.

Rich and concentrated overall, it will be at its best after laying down for 3 to 5 years. Drink between 2003 and 2017.

"Is this the greatest Beau-Sejour-Becot ever produced? The 2000 has put on weight over the last year, and appears to be a spectacular effort in this vintage. The wood is better integrated, and the fruit, glycerin, and overall dimensions are noteworthy. The color is an opaque purple. The bouquet smells of ink, jammy blackberries and currants, wet stones, and licorice. Super-pure and fabulously extracted, with high tannin, full body, and awesome richness and length, this blockbuster effort will be at its finest between 2008-2025."
-Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate

Learn About Chateau Beau-Sejour-Becot Map ItMap It

Chateau Beau-Sejour-Becot is located just to the west of the medieval town of Saint-Emilion, in the very heart of this prestigious appellation. Classified a Premier Grand Cru Classe until 1986, the chateau lost its rank as a Premier, but regained it in 1996 thanks to a ruling by the INAO (Institut National des Appellations d'Origine). The estate was named Beau-Sejour in 1787...

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Learn About St-Emilion

(saint eh-meel-YOHN) Medieval Village, Modern Wine A region named after the charming, quaint historical town in Bordeaux, St-Émilion is situated on the right bank of Bordeaux. It's grapes of choice are Merlot and Cabernet Franc (called Bouchet on the right bank). The region has its own classification system, updated and revised every few years. Two of the hottest chateaux...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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