Chateau Haut-Beausejour Saint-Estephe (half-bottle) 1999

Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Estephe, Bordeaux, France

Price: $12.99
Item No. 55541
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1994
  • WS88

Winemaker's Notes

Grapes: 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 58% Merlot, 3% Cot and 5% Petit Verdot.

Tasting: Deep garnet red in appearance with a purple luster. On the nose, where the full impression has yet to develop, there is a suggestion of summer berries with notes of blackcurrant. The tasting reveals a wine of rather supple attack, distinguished by a firm, tannic structure which is the mark of all Cabernet Sauvignons and which a further year's development will help to render more supple.

Kept in reserve for the time being, the 1997 Château Haut-Beauséjour still has some years' maturation to go before coming into its own. A masculine wine of classic Saint-Estèphe style.

Learn About Chateau Haut-Beausejour

In 1992, Jean-Claude Rouzaud, oenologist and president of Champagne Louis Roederer, acquired and combined two Cru Bourgeois vineyards in the heart of the Medoc's prestigious Saint-Estephe appellation: Chateau Picard and Chateau Beausejour. Together, these properties make up what is now called Chateau Haut-Beausejour.In keeping with his passion for quality, Mr. Rouzaud made...

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Learn About St. Estephe

(saint ess-TEFF) Rugged Northerner St.-Estephe is the northernmost of the 4 communes hugging the Dordogne river in the Northern Haut-Medoc area of Bordeaux. While the appellation has no premier crus (first growths) of its own, it's southernmost chateau, Cos d'Estournel, is a highly acclaimed second growth, geographically separated from the famed Lafite-Rothschild in Pauillac by...

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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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