Beychevelle 2006 - Saint-Julien
4th classified growth of Saint-Julien
Overall condition: Perfect
Chateau Beychevelle 2006 - Saint-Julien
The lands of Château Beychevelle extend over 250 ha including 90 ha of vines.
The vineyard is made up of four typical Médoc grape varieties: 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot. The vines are 30 years old on average.
Château Beychevelle works its vines in sustainable cultivation, and even has part of the vineyard in organic farming.
Its wines reflect the elegance and finesse of the terroirs of Saint-Julien. Châteaux Beychevelle comes from the best plots in the vineyard.
About the 2006 vintage:
91 RP points for this particularly successful vintage. The very good sanitary conditions and mild weather enabled the start of the Merlot harvest on September 20 to finish with the Cabernet Sauvignon on October 5. Yields of 48 hectoliters per hectare are in the low average.
Expect to taste a powerful wine with roasted notes and a solid and ample structure as well as a nice length.
- 75 cl
- Grape(s) variety
- 59% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, 5% Petit Verdot
- Red wine
- % alc.
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