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Domaine Becquet

 

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Domaine Becquet     2173 Highway 12 East Valley Springs CA 95252
(3 miles East of Valley Springs on Hway 12)

Phone: (209) 772-1303

Fax:  (209) 772-9469

E-mail:  winery@BecquetWinery.com

Winemaker: Charles Becquet

Hours: Wed-Sun 11am-5pm

Tasting: yes, no charge 

Tours: no, but tastings include local history

2nd Tasting Room:
415 Main Street, Murphys, CA
Phone: (209) 728 8487
Hours: Fri-Sun 11am-6pm

Domaine Becquet

Award-winning boutique winery on a beautiful estate in the Calaveras foothills. Restaurant serving lunch at the winery. Online wine sales from the website. Century-old native oaks, wild-life, pond, creek on property. Picnic area for patrons. Weddings, groups, parties welcome as well as buses and R.V.s with prior reservations. Second tasting-room in Murphys (see our website)

The Wines

Chardonnay, Sangiovese Dry Rose, Claret, Sangiovese Red,
Merlot, Cab-Shiraz, Rhone, Zinfandel, Muscat, Port

Tasting Notes Ratings Explained

1999 DOMAINE BECQUET Canterbury Port, Lodi
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Made From Merlot grapes with French style brandy. 19% alcohol, yet is very smooth and delicious. Dark cherry and black currant flavors. Great with dark chocolates.
About $22 375ml                          03/21/05                        Steve

2001 DOMAINE BECQUET Muscat, Lodi
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Fruity with melon and pear flavors. Very clean and fresh with 6% residual sugar. Great pastry & dessert wine. Best Of Class In Region at the California State Fair.
About $12 375ml                         03/22/05                        Steve

2002 DOMAINE BECQUET Cab-Shiraz, Lodi
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Deep ruby red color, full bodied, yet smooth with a nice lingering finish. Fresh cherry and black fruit flavors in a very easy drinking wine.
About $28                                  03/21/05                        Steve

DOMAINE BECQUET Mountain Gate Red N/V
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A blend of Sangiovese and Syrah. The aromas of this deep red wine are earthy followed by flavors of cherries and raspberries with a hint of spice. Very smooth and a great food wine.
About $22                                  03/22/05                        Steve

 

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