Wine Grand Bateau Blanc Bordeaux AOC 2005
Wine gentle light shade.
A well-balanced wine with a clean and lively acidity. Powerful meaty taste with the aroma of exotic fruit and a long pleasant finish.
Wine with vanilla, exotic fruit and undergrowth.
Wine is well served as an aperitif, with fish and seafood.
Chateau Beshevel dates back to the 17th century, when the land estates acquired Duke Jean-Louis de la Valette Nogaret and built here his ancestral castle. Chateau emblem to this day is a ship on the nose which depicts a mythical beast Griffin, rescue chariot of the god of wine Dionysus depths of the sea. So the name comes from the French Beshevel "Baisse-Voile", which means "lowered the sails" because passing the castle of Jean-Louis de la Valette Nogaret, lower a little ships sail in homage to the legendary Admiral, and later governor of Guyenne. Today, the estate owns 250 hectares of land in Saint-Julien, 90 of whom hold excellent vineyards. There are great wines, which have a long storage potential, but at the same time exhibit excellent organoleptic characteristics and at a young age. Wine "Grand Bateau Rouge" and "Grand Bateau Blanc" became iconic wines of the Royal Yacht Club of Monaco. At all events the club drinking this wine.
Grand Bateau Blanc wine has a rich taste of the typical white Bordeaux grapes for this wine are harvested by hand, then after maceration of 75% of the wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks, 25% in new oak barrels. The wine is bottled in late spring following the harvest.