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Chateau Haut Beausejour Saint Estephe AOC

80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon.  “A gorgeously balanced symphony of fruit – with invisible tannins and luscious acidity. Aromas include dark blackberries, graphite and birch bark. In the mouth, a flavor of strawberries on the attack and cherries on the finish. Still young and will age well for decades.  A winner!” – Tom Mullen, Forbes Magazine

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Description

“A gorgeously balanced symphony of fruit – with invisible tannins and luscious acidity. Aromas include dark blackberries, graphite and birch bark. In the mouth, a flavor of strawberries on the attack and cherries on the finish. Still young and will age well for decades.  A winner!” – Tom Mullen, Forbes Magazine

Specifications

ABV%
14%

Ageing

12 months in oak barrels, 40% new

 

 

Pairing Suggestions

Roasted chicken and creamed corn or an apple and blue cheese salad

The Producer

Founded in 1992 by Jean-Claude Rouzaud, President of Louis Roederer, Chateau Haut Beausejour was born from a selection of plots of two crus bourgeois, Chateau Picard and Chateau Beausejour, now concentrated on 5 hectares.

The vineyard enjoys an ideal location in Saint-Estephe, in the heart of the grand crus classes of the appellation. Recognized for their quality, the wines are delicious and generous. The cru now belongs to the Rousseau family, owner of Chateau Laffite Carcasse, cru Bourgeois Superieure in Saint-Estephe.

Ratings and Awards

96 pts. Forbes – 2018
91 pts. James Suckling – 2018
90 pts. Vinous – 2018