Chx Beychevelle, Beaumont & Domaine de Chevalier Released

Beychevelle

21 May 2024

Chateau Beychevelle is released at £359 per 6 IB, down 11% on 2022.  This is the cheapest vintage of Beychevelle available on the market.  Beychevelle has developed into a powerful brand finding wide appeal (including throughout Asia for its dragon boat label which is associated with good fortune).  This is high quality, sophisticated, mineral and distinctive Saint Julien, at a reasonable price. Always worth buying en primeur.
 

“The 2023 Beychevelle is fabulous... Beychevelle remains one of the most distinctive wines in all of Bordeaux. It is especially classy in this edition.  – 94-96 Antonio Galloni
 
Domaine de Chevalier Rouge – £275 per 6 IB.  17% down on the release price of 2022.
"Always one of the benchmark wines of a vintage” (JA), consistently top-flight quality with perfumed, smoky, complex Graves character.  Reliably one of the best quality price ratios in Bordeaux.
 
Domaine de Chevalier Blanc - £455 per 6 IBThe release price is down 4.5% on 2022.    Consistently one of the finest white Bordeaux with good ageing potential, Chevalier’s white wine is a limited production, just 10% of the estate, around 1000 cases.
“The 2023 Domaine de Chevalier Blanc is one of the best dry whites of the year.”

 
Chateau Beaumont  £51 per 6 IB / £102 per 12 IB.  Reliable claret in an easygoing, relatively early drinking style. 

Also released:

Chateau Durfort Vivens - £293 per 6 IB.  A pioneering Margaux Classed Growth, the first to be fully organic & biodynamic, with the focus on translating the terroir into the glass. "A resounding success", in a pure, lively and layered style. Ageing in 70% new oak and 30% amphorae. 

Chateau Haut Bages Liberal - £153 per 6 IB.  "Classically styled... a wine for Pauillac purists and those seeking wines with less sulfites." 92-94 Neal Martin

Chateau Ferriere - £162 per 6 IB.


VintageWineSizeCsBtPrice
PerActionsScore
2023Beaumont6x75cl5-£51CS(6)[Add to shopping basket]88-90 NM
2023Haut Bages Liberal6x75cl5-£153CS(6)[Add to shopping basket]94-96 AG
2023Ferriere6x75cl5-£162CS(6)[Add to shopping basket]92-94 AG
2023Durfort Vivens6x75cl5-£239CS(6)[Add to shopping basket]94-96 JD
2023Domaine de Chevalier Rouge6x75cl5-£275CS(6)[Add to shopping basket]94-96 NM
2023Beychevelle6x75cl13-£359CS(6)[Add to shopping basket]94-96 AG
VintageWineSizeCsBtPrice
PerActionsScore
2023Domaine de Chevalier Blanc6x75cl3-£455CS(6)[Add to shopping basket]94-96 NM



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