Château de Beaucastel has long been considered one of the great wines of France. It is unanimously renowned for its balance, elegance and ageing potential. Beaucastel has an extraordinary terroir at the Northern end of the appellation with a lot of exposure to the Mistral. All 13 varieties of the appellation have been organically grown here since the 1960s.
Vaccarèse, Terret noir, Muscardin, Clairette, Picpoul, Picardan, Bourboulenc, Roussanne: 15%.
Colour: Dark and deep ruby with purple undertones.
Nose: Very rich in ripe black fruit, cherry, fig and slightly smoky.
Palate: Round and powerful, great balance between the tannins and the body, with notes of red fruit.
Good ageing potential.