Chateau BEAU-SEJOUR BECOT Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2007
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-Séjour Bécot 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.