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  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    Beef

The Story

Beausejour-Duffau's 7 hectares of vineyards are planted with Merlot (70%), Cabernet Franc (20%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (10%). The grapes are fermented in temperature-controlled, stainless steel and concrete vats and the wine is aged in barriques (50% new) for 18 months. It is bottled unfiltered.



Under the brilliant management of Nicolas Thienpont and Stephane Derenoncourt quality has soared. The estate consistently produces complex St-Emilion wines which are intense, powerful, full-bodied and redolent of black fruits, spices and minerals. It shows at its best with at least 6-7 years of bottle age.

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Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Very elegant and complex nose "tout en finesse", black cherries, blackberries, plums and mulberries, elegant toasting and mild spices. On the palate elegant structure, fine acidity, balanced tannins, convincing length.
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St Emilion, Bordeaux

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 Markus Del Monego / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Chateau Beausejour Duffau-Lagarosse 2013  ( Château Beausejour Duffau-Lagarosse )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Very elegant and complex nose "tout en finesse", black cherries, blackberries, plums and mulberries, elegant toasting and mild spices. On the palate elegant structure, fine acidity, balanced tannins, convincing length. "

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 Markus Del Monego / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Chateau Beausejour Duffau-Lagarosse 2013  ( Château Beausejour Duffau-Lagarosse )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black centre. Very elegant and slightly closed nose. Discreet fruit, blackberries and black cherries, hints of juicy plums. Vanilla and toasted flavour discreetly in the background. On thep palate well structured with firm tannins, juicy fruit, rather good weight and persistant length. "

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