A quiet revolution has taken place at this St-Julien fourth growth, reports Jane Anson, who recently tasted a decade of its vintages. Premium members can read Jane's full analysis and tasting notes on recent vintages below.

Now I hate to torpedo a good story, but you know the one about Château Beychevelle being named because of the ‘baisse la voile’ legend, when all ships passing in front of the estate in the 16th century had to lower their sails in honour of then-owner Duc d’Epernon?

Well it’s been slightly…

 


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