Amiral de Beychevelle : 4 results priced between £10.00 and £350.00
Amiral de Beychevelle
4Amiral de Beychevelle£10.00£350.00/l/Amiral-de-Beychevelle
AmiraldeBeychevelle, Saint-Julien 2008
The second wine of Château Beychevelle, this is an elegant wine in a classic style, young and muscular and with the aroma lifted by a touch of spicy oak. 68% cabernet sauvignon, 19% merlot, 9% cabernet franc, 4% petit verdot.
Fermentation in stainless steel and epoxy-lined temperature controlled vats. In January after the harvest an assemblage/selection is made between the Grand Vin and the 2nd wine. Amiral is aged for 18 months in one year old barrels previously used for Chateau Beychevelle, and 15% in new oak. Second wine of Château Beychevelle, this Cabernet Sauvignon-dominated wine is soft and elegant, with rich cassis and black berry fruit and supple tannins. Made for drinking earlier than the 'Grand Vin', it can...