The Foix Candale family owned this property in the mid-15th century, as well as Château d'Issan in Margaux. It was subsequent owners, the Dukes of Epernon, who insisted that boats passing on the estuary dipped their sails as they passed the property, giving rise to the chateau's name (Baisse Voile being French for "lower the sails"). It has since been through the hands of numerous owners, including the Guestier family who founded the company Barton & Guestier still extant today. In 2011 Beychevelle was sold to Suntory and Castel Frères.
Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £1,616.14
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"A deep garnet core with brick rim. The nose has good intensity with blackberry, wild hedgerow, cedar and a touch of damp earth. Good delineation and focus. The palate is full-bodied with good acidity and depth, fine tannins, still quite traditional in style with a degree of austerity and glycerine that really complements this great Beychevelle that has a nice prickle on the finish. Excellent. Drink now-2020. Tasted May 2008." Neal Martin
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