Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot label

Chateau Beau-Sejour Becot 2006

Red Wine

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Item# 1718-06

Product Ratings

Robert Parker 90pt
Wine Spectator 90pt

Ageing

Malolactic fermentation in barrels.
80 to 100 % in new barrels, according to vintage.
16 to 18 months in a cellar at constant temperature of 16 Cesius.
Consultant oenologist : Laboratoire Rolland (Jean-Philippe Fort).
Second wine : Tournelle de Beau-Sejour Becot.

Vineyard

Situation : On the western plateau of Saint-Emilion, in the old parish of Saint-Martin de Mazerat.
Surface area : 16,52 ha.
Whole estate : 18,50 ha.
Soil : Chalk with fossilised starfish.
Grape varieties : 70% Merlot, 24% Cabernet franc, 6% Cabernet sauvignon.
Planting density : 6,600 vines per hectare.
Average age of vines : 40 years.
Vineyard management : Grass grown between the rows (natural or sown), Bordeaux-style pruning, leaving two basic branches (Mr Cordeau), leaf removal carried out twice, green fruit removal in two campaigns.
Harvest : By hand.
Yields : Controlled to between 30 and 38 hl per hectare.