Château Beau-Séjour Bécot
WHY BUY IT ?
- First Grand Cru Classé of Saint-Emilion
- Parcel selection of the grapes to ensure the best quality of wine
- Renowned consulting enologist: Jean-Philippe Fort, Rolland Laboratories
- Beau-Séjour Bécot is the worthy representative of a beautiful terroir, producing wines of great guard
The history of Château Beau-Séjour Bécot dates back to the 3rd century, when the Romans planted the first vines. It was in 1969 that Michel Bécot, then owner of Château La Carte, acquired Château Beau-Séjour. But it was not until 1979, when the estate grew, that it took the name we all know today. When Michel Bécot retired in 1985, his sons Gerard and Dominique took over, then joined by Juliette, the daughter of Gerard but also manager of his property of Côtes de Castillon Joanin Bécot.
The property, on the exceptional terroir of Saint-Emilion, has an area of ??18.5 Ha on which extends 16.5 ha of vines. The vineyard consists of 70% Merlot, 24% Cabernet Franc & 6% Cabernet Sauvignon. The average age of the vines is around 40 years old. The harvest is manual and made in two passages, the sorting is carried out on 3 tables of successive sorts (2 before destacking and 1 after), the vatting is in new barrels (80% according to the vintages) of 600L.
For the tasting, this exceptional wine reveals all its elegance and its aromatic palette, with a sensation of fruity sparkling. The perfect representation of the great Saint-Emilion.
- Owner: BECOT Family
- Managers: Julien BARTHE & Juliette BECOT
- Agronomy Engineer: Richard VANRENTERGHEM
- Cellar Master: Willy BOUYER
- Consulting oenologist: Laboratoire ROLLAND (Jean-Philippe FORT)