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Chateau Beausejour Puisseguin St. Emilion (75cl)

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Description

A classic blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc

A blend of 70% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc. The vines have an average age of 40 years, giving the grapes good character and depth. A Classic french style, great with roasts.

91 Points – Wine Enthusiast Magazine, ‘This is a delicious ripe wine, full of black fruits with generous tannins. Mint flavours come from the new wood ageing and enhance the ripe berry flavours and acidity. Drink this structured wine from 2018‘ Robert Voss, January 2017 (2014 vintage)

Taste

Cedar, Earthy black hedgerow fruit

Aroma

Black hedgerow fruit, Mint and cedary

Located at the heart of the village of Puisseguin, the estate of Château Beauséjour encompasses 20 hectares on the famous clay-limestone terroir of Saint Emilion. The vineyard is composed of Merlot 70%, Cabernet Franc 25% and Cabernet Sauvignon 5%, with an average age of 40 years. The property is still owned and run by the Dupuy family who originally purchased the estate back in 1934, but had been residents of Puisseguin since the middle ages! Today it is Gérard Dupuy who holds the reins here. Vines are grown in a traditional manner, having been certfied as organicsince 1995, via Ecocert. The soil is free of chemical products as highlighted by the appearance of delicate wild tulips every spring. The vinification takes place without any added products, including no additional sulphur, in compliance with organic farming specifications. Indigenous yeasts rather than cultured yeasts are preferred in order to maintain the authenticity of the wines and their true expression of their terroir. Wines are matured in French oak barrels for between 12-24 months, depending on the vintage.  

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