Decanter's top-scoring Bordeaux of 2012

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Becot
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Outstanding

Château Beau-Séjour Bécot, 1er GCC 2009
Discreet nose of ripe berry, cherry, pencil lead and lush oak. Real presence on the palate – good texture, silky tannins and delicious, plush fruit. Fine and flowing with a reassuring elegance. Superb. 18.5 (95)
Price £49–£60 Widely available at leading Bordeaux merchants
Drink 2014–2030
Alc 14.5%