Chateau Beau-Sejour-Becot 1996

Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Emilion, Bordeaux, France

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Item No. 22020
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2008
  • RP93
  • WE93
  • WS91
  • 2006
  • RP91
  • ST91
  • WS90
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Winemaker's Notes

A dark purple plum color preceding a soft sugared fruit (of blackcurrant and cherry) blending with new grilled oak announces the 1996 Beau-Séjour Bécot.

This averagely robust, almost extraordinarily rich wine, develops nicely in stages in the middle of the mouth, and spreads to a persistent, supple-tannins in the finale.

It will need to laid down for 2 or 3 years and should keep for 15 years, maybe more.

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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