With a great location in the town of Saint-Philippe d'Aiguilhe, Chateau Joanin Becot is one of the most beautiful references of the Castillon Cotes de Bordeaux appellation, on the right bank of Bordeaux.
The Chateau Joanin Becot vineyard is spread over nearly 15 hectares of 40-year-old vines planted in a great clay-limestone soil with asterias.
The winemaking and aging
Manual harvest with 3 stages of sorting (2 sortings before destemming, 1 after). Vinification in thermo-regulated stainless steel vats. Vatting for around 30 days. Malolactic fermentation in vats. Aging was carried out in new barrels (50%), in second-fill barrels (10%), in vats (25%) and in amphorae (15%).
The Chateau Joanin Becot 2020 is made from a blend of Merlot (90%) and Cabernet Franc (10%).