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MAGNUM Château Beausejour, Fronsac, 2016

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MAGNUM Château Beausejour, Fronsac, 2016

The Melet family has owned Château Beauséjour in Fronsac for five generations. Since 2011, the consultant oenologist has been one of Bordeaux's finest, Stéphane Derenoncourt: here the grapes are picked by hand and the... Read More

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MAGNUM Château Beausejour, Fronsac, 2016

ColourRed

RegionBordeaux

Sub RegionFronsac

GrowerBeausejour

Grape VarietyMerlot, Cabernet Sauvignon & Cabernet Franc

Vintage2016

ABV14.5%

Bottle150cl

CodeBEA915

Our Rating

Medium Bodied

Light > Full

Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc Cabernet Francis a parent of Cabernet Sauvignon. A cross of it with Sauvignon Blanc resulted in Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Franc tends to be softer and has less tannins than Cabernet Sauvignon, although the two can be difficult to distinguish. Many of the red wines of the Loire are primarily Cabernet Franc. Origins        Bordeaux...

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MAGNUM Château Beausejour, Fronsac, 2016

The Melet family has owned Château Beauséjour in Fronsac for five generations. Since 2011, the consultant oenologist has been one of Bordeaux's finest, Stéphane Derenoncourt: here the grapes are picked by hand and the wine is aged for eighteen months, two thirds in barrel. 85% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc; and terrific this vintage, delivering ripeness but also lively, red-fruited freshness. Well-textured and complete. Now-2023

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