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Deep colour. Very attractive pure blackcurrant inky aromas with espresso oak notes. Well concentrated pure blackcurrant, blackberry flavours, fine plentiful al dente touch bitter tannins and beautiful espresso roasted coffee nuances. Finishes long and sweet with lovely pastille-like notes. Lovely wine. Tasted at the Union des Grand Crus. 95 points

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One of the great and positive surprises of the vintage 2016. Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Excellent nose and concentration, dark berry fruit, crushed blackberries, blackcurrant jam, black cherries and sweet elderberries. The aroma of the nose is complemented by hints of dark chocolate, mocha and hints of black truffles as well as oriental spices. On the palate opulent and well structured with sweet fruit, dark berries and black cherries, vanilla and hints of gingerbread, rich dark chocolate nuances in the background. Tannins are perfectly ripe and the wine has a wonderful length. The best Beychevelle ever tasted en primeur. 96

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Saint-Julien, Bordeaux

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 Andrew Caillard MW, Wine Writer (Australia)  tasted  Château Beychevelle 2016  ( Château Beychevelle )

Deep colour. Very attractive pure blackcurrant inky aromas with espresso oak notes. Well concentrated pure blackcurrant, blackberry flavours, fine plentiful al dente touch bitter tannins and beautiful espresso roasted coffee nuances. Finishes long and sweet with lovely pastille-like notes. Lovely wine. Tasted at the Union des Grand Crus. 95 points

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 Markus Del Monego / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Beychevelle 2016  ( Château Beychevelle )

One of the great and positive surprises of the vintage 2016. Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Excellent nose and concentration, dark berry fruit, crushed blackberries, blackcurrant jam, black cherries and sweet elderberries. The aroma of the nose is complemented by hints of dark chocolate, mocha and hints of black truffles as well as oriental spices. On the palate opulent and well structured with sweet fruit, dark berries and black cherries, vanilla and hints of gingerbread, rich dark chocolate nuances in the background. Tannins are perfectly ripe and the wine has a wonderful length. The best Beychevelle ever tasted en primeur. 96

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