Château Beychevelle 4ème Cru Classé en 1855 Appellation Saint-Julien
Surface : 90 Ha
Production : 420 000 bouteilles
Geologie : graves garonnaises profondes
Encépagement : 52 % Cabernet Sauvignon, 40 % Merlot, 5 % Cabernet Franc, 3 % Petit Verdot
Elevage : 18 mois dans 50% de barriques neuves
Château Beychevelle, A prestigious Cru Classé whose character has been forged by three centuries of history… Nowhere does the word Château in its noblest sense ring as true as it does at Beychevelle. The elegance of its classical architecture makes it a jewel in the crown of the Médoc, coveted since its creation by the powerful families who have successively marked the economic, political and cultural life of Bordeaux and the region. Since the Middle Ages the illustrious owners of Château Beychevelle have gradually endowed it with the best plots of land and have perpetuated the tradition that has always been of prime importance in the destiny of this Grand Cru Classé.
Environmental Approach: ISO 14001 certification and a sustainable agriculture approach, with part of the vineyard managed organically.
Website : www.beychevelle.com