Château Beausejour Duffau Lagarrosse 5L
1997| Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France
Beausejour Duffau Lagarrosse is known for their stunning, 1990 vintage which is sought after by collectors all over the world. In fact 1990 Beausejour Duffau-Lagarrosse has earned legendary status among wine collectors due to its 100 Pt score from Robert Parker. Robert Parker called it one of his desert island wines. The small, 6.75 hectare vineyard of Beausejour Duffau-Lagarrosse is planted to 80% Merlot, 19.5% Cabernet Franc and .5% Cabernet Sauvignon. This shows a moderate increase in the amount of Cabernet Franc and a reduction in the Cabernet Sauvignon. The goal here is to continue increasing the amount of Cabernet Franc. The vineyard is quite well placed in a single parcel on top of the Saint Emilion plateau.