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Producer: Chateau Beau SiteGrape Varieties: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 5% Cabernet FrancOptimum Drinking: Within 8 yearsWine Style: A supple style of St EstepheAlcohol by Volume: 12.5%Closure: Natural CorkCountry: France
Château Beau Site, just behind Château Calon-Segur, lies on one of the highest points of the Médoc with a fantastic view over the Gironde. Beau Site's wine is full of character, and is full bodied and elegant. This is one of the best Châteaux of the appellation.
Grape varieties: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon blended with 30% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc and 3% Petit Verdot
Area of vineyard: 35 ha
Age of vines: 30 years average
Vinification: This wine is vinified in the traditional method and then matured for 12 to 18 months in oak, 40% of which is new.
Taste: The majority of Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend yields a wine with ripe blackcurrant fruit, balanced oak and good structure. A supple style for St. Estèphe showing great freshness of flavour.
Serve: This wine serves well with red and white meats, roasts, lamb, poultry and game.
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