Chateau BEAU-SEJOUR BECOT Saint-Emilion Grand Cru 2006
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Wine Region: Bordeaux - France
Grape: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
Tasting notes: This wine offers elegant fruity flavours, combined with delicate mineral notes. On the palate, Beau-Sejour Becot combines rich and flamboyant aromas to a nice acidity that balances this wine.
About the winery: Located just west of the ancient town of Saint Emilion, Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot lies on the limestone plateau of Saint-Martin de Mazerat. The Chateau's viticultural tradition dates to the Gallo-Roman period, and it was given its name in 1787 by a General who wanted to commemorate the "Beau-Sejour", or lovely stay, he spent there. Acquired by Michel Becot in 1969, he transformed an ancient limestone quarry beneath the chateau into a cellar and worked to improve the estate until his retirement. Today his two sons follow in his footsteps, striving to produce excellent and expressive wines.