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Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot from Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
What Makes This Wine Popular?
The Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot from Saint-Emilion Grand Cru is a wine that's taken the world by storm! With its bold, complex flavors of dark fruits, tobacco, and spice, it's no wonder why this wine has become so popular. It's full-bodied with a long finish that lingers on the palate for hours. Enjoy it now or cellar it for years to come - either way, you're sure to be delighted!
A Little Trivia
This winery is unique in that it was created by two sisters, Jeanine and Christine Becot. They have been credited with revolutionizing the winemaking process in Saint-Emilion Grand Cru by introducing innovative techniques such as laser sorting, a first for the region.
History of This Wine
Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot is a Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé estate located in the heart of the Bordeaux region. It was established in 1787 by Jean-Baptiste Becot, who purchased the land and built the château. The vineyard has been passed down through generations of the Becot family, and today it is owned by brothers Jean-Philippe and Pierre-Henri Becot.
The estate produces a single wine, Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot, which is made from Merlot (70%) and Cabernet Franc (30%). The wine has consistently earned high scores from critics over the years, with some notable vintages including 2000, 2005, 2009 and 2010. In 2012, Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot was awarded its first ever Grand Cru Classé status. This recognition further cemented its reputation as one of the top wines from Saint Emilion.
What To Serve With This Wine?
Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot from Saint-Emilion Grand Cru is a full-bodied, powerful and complex Bordeaux with intense dark fruit flavours. It pairs well with dishes such as beef bourguignon, grilled lamb chops, duck confit, and roast pork. For cheese pairings try blue cheese or aged cheddar. For dessert pairings try dark chocolate truffles, cherry tart or crème brûlée.