Château Beauferan Red

Château Beauferan Rouge

Concours des vins Elle à Table 2016

Silver medalist at the Elle à Table 2017 wine competition!

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Recently purchased by the Cheylan family, Château Beauferan is located on the hill of Velaux. Abandoned for many years, the château, its winery, its cellar and its vineyard had to be rebuilt. Knowing the fabulous potential of the terroirs of the estate, Robert, Noële, Christine and Pascal Cheylan bought the abandoned estate in 2014 and initially undertook the restoration of the vineyard. After several years of work without sufficient harvest, the estate now produces high quality grapes

Before the complete renovation of the cellar of Château Beauferan, the grapes are still vinified in the cellars of Château Virant

The objective of the Cheylan family is to magnify this terroir and to give back its letters of nobility to Château Beauferan.

Château Beauferan Red, Protected Designation of Origin Coteaux d'Aix en Provence is obtained after pre-fermentation maceration at 15°, post-fermentation maceration and aging in barrels of third passage for 12 months. This vinification process, similar to the excellent Cuvée Prestige Rouge Château Virant, offers power and complexity to the mouth of this wine dominated by notes of red fruit jam, spices, vanilla and caramel and round tannins.

Data sheet

Appellation of origin AOP Aix en Provence
Assembly Cabernet, Syrah
Vintage 2018
Wine color Red
Wine storage 3 to 5 years
Wine fermentation This wine underwent alcoholic fermentation and then malolactic fermentation.
Wine maturation Aged in barrels of third passage in the cellar of the XVIIth century.
Medal Silver
Dominant aromas Powerful
Spicy
Wooded
Area The Cuvée Château Beauferan Rouge is a wine produced from about forty hectares.
Location The vines that produce this wine are located in the commune of Velaux, near the foothills of the Mediterranean Sea.
Age of the vineyards The vines that produce this wine are about 25 years old.
Planting density The plantation has a density of 4000 trees per hectare.
Floors The land that hosts these vines is mineral and clay-limestone.
Particularity of the vineyard plantation The vines of this wine enjoy a South-South-East exposure which guarantees the almost permanent sunshine of the vines.
Type of viticulture The entire estate is certified High Environmental Value Level 3 (HVE3), the most demanding sustainable agriculture there is.
Type of harvest The harvest is mechanical at a moderate pace to preserve the perfect integrity of the berries.
Winery The Cuvée Château Beauferan Rouge is produced in the estate's concrete vats and then aged in barrels.
Vinification This cuvée underwent a pre-fermentation maceration at 15° and a post-fermentation maceration.
Bottling date 18 months after the harvest.
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Domain Château Beauferan
Type of crop Traditional
Alcohol content 14,5
Operating temperature 16°
Date of harvest The harvest is carried out in September as soon as the grapes are ripe.
Custody level It is customary to keep it in the cellar for 5 to 10 years
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Delphine K. published the 20/04/2022 following an order made on 03/04/2022

5/5

Excellent sur des grillades , viande rouge froide, avec du parme

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Annick V. published the 13/12/2021 following an order made on 01/12/2021

5/5

Je connaissais Chateau Beauferan rouge 2018, d'où ma commande.

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Anonymous customer published the 21/04/2020 following an order made on 05/04/2020

4/5

Année 2016, rond et corsé. Bien équilibré et long en bouche. Idéal avec une viande rouge...

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Anonymous customer published the 21/04/2020 following an order made on 29/03/2020

5/5

Excellent

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