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2014 Chateau BeychevelleBlend from France

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"Ever since it was first produced, and down through the various vintages, Château Beychevelle has reflected the elegance and finesse of Saint Julien's finest terroirs.Graceful ...

  • 95 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
  • 94 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
  • 93 Wine Enthusiast
  • 92 Wine Spectator
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95

"A very classical St. Julien that’s got good concentration and real elegance, too. Great black fruits on the nose with subtle oak, and the richness and dry tannins are balanced out beautifully. You could drink it now, but this will age beautifully."

94 Antonio Galloni - Vinous

"The 2014 Beychevelle is dark, ample and yet also quite nuanced. Blue and purplish stone fruits, lavender, spice, menthol and licorice notes abound in this super-expressive Saint-Julien. There is lovely freshness and vivacity to the flavors, but this is a pretty intense, succulent style. Tasted two times."

93 Wine Enthusiast

"This is already a delicious wine in the balanced Saint-Julien style. Smooth and ripe, it is fruity with a structure that promises medium-term aging. The rich aftertaste shows both the promise and the pleasure of the wine. Drink from 2020. -RV"

92 Wine Spectator

" This has a fleshy feel, with plum and blackberry compote notes driving along thanks to a solid graphite spine. Anise and roasted apple wood accents frame the finish, which has excellent length. A textbook St.-Julien that should age well. Best from 2019 through 2030. 19,835 cases made. -JM"

Product Description:

"Ever since it was first produced, and down through the various vintages, Château Beychevelle has reflected the elegance and finesse of Saint Julien's finest terroirs.Graceful and complex, with a tremendous aromatic richness, Château Beychevelle is made from the best plots in the vineyard and undergoes a rigorous selection process.It reveals its character after about ten years, and can be kept for several decades, depending on the vintage." - Winery

Product Detail

Item # 99323
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-Region St Julien
Ratings

95 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com

94 - Antonio Galloni - Vinous

93 - Wine Enthusiast

92 - Wine Spectator

Vintage 2014
Color Red
ABV 13.5%
Varietal(s) Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, black cherry, plum, smoke, toast, tar, tobacco, raspberry, cassis, violet, pepper, green bean, lead, cedar, molasses and dark fruit
Nose currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee, leather, tobacco, broccoli, berry, flower, mocha and vanilla