2017 Beau-Séjour Bécot, St-Emilion 12-Pack in OWC (Pre-Arrival)

SKU #1362094 93-96 points Wine Spectator

 Shows a lovely, engaging feel, offering succulent blackberry and cherry compote notes. Delightfully pure, with light echoes of bramble, chalk and anise flittering through the finish. Silky and refined, this has length to burn. (JM)  (4/2018)

93-95 points Wine Enthusiast

 This wine revels in its soft black fruit flavors. Supported by structured tannins that are already well integrated, it shows touches of wood and spice at the end. This is going to be a generous, fruity wine from 2023. (RV)  (4/2018)

92-94 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The tentative blend of the 2017 Beau-Sejour Becot is 80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. Very deep garnet-purple colored, it opens with an earthy nose of mossy bark, truffles and fertile loam with a core of baked plums, crushed blackberries and black raspberries. The palate is medium-bodied, refreshing and delicately played with energetic fruit and plush tannins, finishing earthy. (LPB)  (4/2018)

91-94 points Jeb Dunnuck

 Coming from an incredible terroir located on the limestone plateau just outside the village, the 2017 Château Beau-Séjour Bécot is a medium-bodied, refined, incredibly elegant 2017 that offers awesome notes of crème de cassis, crushed violets, earth, and a saline-like minerality. Winemaker Thomas Duclos compares the 2017 to 2012, saying the wines will put on weight in barrel as well in bottle. Their 2017 is a fresh, vibrant wine and has tons of potential. The blend is 80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc and the rest Cabernet Sauvignon, with the Merlot brought in from the 14th to the 22nd of September, and the Cabernets on October 28 and 29. The wine will spend 16 months in 65% new French oak, with the balance in stainless steel, amphora, and larger oak.  (4/2018)

93 points Decanter

 Lovely dark chocolate and fresh mint aromas are followed by a textured, silky and soft palate. It has a slightly gourmet feel, but is very well handled, not overdone. An enjoyable wine, fresh but intense and with great balance. (JA)  (4/2018)

93 points James Suckling

 Some handy depth to the nose here with quality fruit that’s evenly ripened. Rich aromas of mulberries lead to similar flavors on the very smooth, juicy and supple palate with plenty of fine tannins. Drink or hold.  (2/2020)

92 points Vinous

 The 2017 Beau-Séjour-Bécot has an elegant bouquet, much more tertiary than the 2016 with sous-bois-infused black fruit mixed with tobacco and light truffle aromas. Fine definition here fore sure, much more than in the past. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannins matched with a fine bead of acidity. There is a lovely creamy texture to this Saint-Émilion. Plenty of detailed red fruit towards the finish demonstrates fine substance, if not the persistency of the best recent vintages from this ascendant estate. Still, this is an excellent wine. (NM)  (2/2020)

K&L Notes

PLEASE NOTE: This product is 12 bottles in its Original Wooden Case (OWC), sold only as a 12-bottle case to protect ideal provenance. If the wines must be shipped, they will be sent in pulp shippers to protect the bottles, with the wood case shipped separately. Will call or local delivery orders can be handled as intact OWCs. Please detail any special handling requests at checkout online, or call us with specific instructions.


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