2011 Beau-Sejour Becot Tries Whole Berry Fermentation


Juliette Becot

2011 Beau-Sejour Becot 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon create the 2011 Beau-Sejour Becot. With deep color, truffle, floral, black raspberry, cherry blossom, licorice and vanilla, this round-textured wine ends with plush, polished and silky boysenberry, black cherry and stone.  40% of the 2011 Beau-Sejour Becot is now being whole-berry fermented in 600% hectoliter barrels, which, according to Juliette Becot, adds richness and more opulent textures to their St. Emilion wine. 92-93 Pts

2011 La Gomerie From 100% Merlot, this wine will be aged in 100% new oak. Black pepper, cherry and fat textures open into a chocolate and cherry finish. 88-90 Pts

2011 Joanin Becot – Blending 70% Merlot with 30% Cabernet Franc, grown in clay and deep, limestone soils, the wine opens with licorice, earth, jam and blackberry, sweet, ripe, round and soft textured, the wine ends with ripe, fresh, black cherry and chocolate. 88-90 Pts


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