Beychevelle 2000

St Julien, Fourth Growth

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Tasting Notes

Lovely warmed plum and black currant confiture flavors are starting to settle into a secondary phase as sweet tobacco, lightly singed alder and a perfumy incense note weave around. Nice focused, fine-grained finish. Textbook.--Blind 2000 Bordeaux retrospective (December 2015). Drink now through 2020.

Score: 91

James Molesworth, Wine Spectator Maturity: 2015-2020 01 December 2015

Deep ruby/purple in color, with a sweet nose of black currants, earth, licorice, and mineral, the 2000 is relatively powerful and dense for the normally restrained and elegant Beychevelle. Medium to full-bodied, dense, and chewy, it is showing even better out of bottle than it was from cask. While it appears to be the finest example made at Beychevelle since the 1989 and 1982, patience will be required. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2020.

Score: 91

Robert Parker, Wine Advocate Maturity: 2007-2020 01 April 2003