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Chateau Beau-Site 2011 Wine Review

Chateau Beau-Site 2011

Chateau Beau-Site 2011

Saint-Estèphe, Bordeaux A.C., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $44.95

Drink: 2017-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Chateau Beau-Site

Agent: Noble Estates Wines & Spirits Inc.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

The 2011 vintage has a more judicious use of oak and better balance than previous vintages. Aromas of black fruit, smoke and toast on the nose from oak barrel aging. Leads with Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend with Merlot. An attractive French red wine blend with classic aromas of tart black cherry, cigar box, smoke and tar. Full-bodied with a peppery finish. Pair with prime rib.

Food pairings: roast pheasant stuffed with apple and apricot dressing, roast wild duck and wild rice, oriental pheasant salad.

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This Chateau Beau-Site 2011 was reviewed on April 28, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

This is a beautifully aromatic red wine right off the top. Medium ruby with a garnet hue. Woody, violets, cherry, smoke, blackcurrant leaf, leather carry the load on the nose. Medium(+)bodied with mild tannins and medium(+) acidity and flavours of chocolate, strawberry, tobacco and baking spices. Length is long on an elegant fruit driven finish. Loved it! Pair with your favourite cut of red meat. My choice would be AAA Alberta Beef.
Tasted: April 2017
From Saint-Estèphe in the Bordeaux wine region, Chateau Beau-Site (2011) is a Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot red wine blend with black cherry, blackberry, cedary spice and smoke. Great with a prime rib. Ready to drink now. - Community Wine Reviews

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