Château Beauregard - 2015

Merlot / Cabernet Sauvignon
A still red wine from the Pomerol region of France.


Structured and mineral. Dried flowers, licorice, leather and chocolate.

Tasting Notes

On the nose, the 2015 Château Beauregard comes through with berries and plums. As it opens up it also shows dried flowers, licorice, leather and chocolate aromas.

On the palate the 2015 from Château Beauregard is structured, fresh and mineral.

The tannins are finely integrated and the finish is long.

92
Score 92

My score / points

Château Beauregard - 2015
The 2015 Vintage Review
Estate making Estate Château Beauregard
Style of Style Red & Still
Country of Château Beauregard Country France
Region of Château Beauregard Region Pomerol
Grape blend of Grapes Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage of Vintage 2015
My review of Points
92
   

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Château Beauregard

Château Beauregard is a Bordeaux wine estate located in the Pomerol appellation. The winery is situated in the commune of Pomerol, Gironde, on the Right Bank of the Bordeaux wine region. Château Beauregard is unclassified, as is all wine made in this appellation, but it is considered one of the region’s great growths.

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Merlot

Dark blue-colored variety of wine-making grape

Merlot is a dark blue–colored wine grape variety that can be used to produce both blending and varietal wines. Merlot is thought to be a diminutive of merle, the French word for a blackbird, which is most likely a reference to the grape’s color. Merlot is a common grape for blending with the sterner, later-ripening Cabernet Sauvignon, which appears to be higher in tannin, due to its softness and “fleshiness” combined with its earlier ripening.

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Red-wine variety of grape

Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the most well-known red wine grape varieties in the world. It is grown in nearly every major wine-producing region, in a wide range of climates, from the Okanagan Valley in Canada to the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon. Cabernet Sauvignon rose to popularity as a result of its use in Bordeaux wines, where it is often blended with Merlot and Cabernet Franc. The grape spread through Europe and into the New World, settling in places like California’s Santa Cruz Mountains, Paso Robles, Napa Valley, Hawkes Bay, South Africa’s Stellenbosch region, Australia’s Margaret River and Coonawarra valleys, and Chile’s Maipo Valley and Colchagua. It was the world’s most widely planted premium red wine grape for most of the twentieth century, before Merlot overtook it in the 1990s. By 2015, however, Cabernet Sauvignon had reclaimed its place as the most widely planted wine grape, with 341,000 hectares (3,410 km2) under vine globally.

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