This is one of two wines made by Saint-Julien Château Beychevelle from vines in the Haut-Médoc. It has the rich, generous fruit of this vintage, with ripe plum flavors and concentrated tannins. Perfumed acidity and a dry core will allow the wine to age further. Drink from 2020.
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