Château Beychevelle is an estate in Saint Julien de Beychevelle on the left bank of the Bordeaux region. It makes red wine under the Saint-Julien AOC. The estate dates from the 17th-century. The chateau building is a ‘chartreuse’.
Saint-Julien AOC, L’Amiral de Beychevelle: The second wine.
Saint-Julien AOC, Château Beychevelle: 1950s ‘Famous vintages of the 1950s and 1960s were touchstones of the sort today’s corporate ownership does not match,’ (Hugh Johnson: Wine Companion 2003, p.46). | 1970s ‘Inconsistent’ (Oz Clarke: 2015, p.44). | 1980s ‘Inconsistent’ (Oz Clarke: 2015, p.44). | 1996 Château Beychevelle, St-Julien 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, 6% Petit Verdot. Decent, ripe fruit but too soft in the middle at Tanya Garnham’s sister’s house, London 8th May 2013).
F-33250 St-Julien-de-Beychevelle (Gironde), France
Tel+33 (0)18.104.22.168.70 | Website www.beychevelle.com