This wine, dominated by ripe Cabernet Sauvignon, is well structured, richly tannic and likely to age well. A firm underlay of dry tannins supports the rich fruit and acidity. It has a crisp final texture
To be served at 17-18° with grilled Entrecote or roasted poultry with braised vegetables.
Perfect with delicatessen and a cheese assortment.
Ageing capacity: 8 to 10 years
About Chateau Bel Air:
The Domaine de Bel Air dates back from the fifteenth century. Henri Martin became the owner in 1980. The vineyard faces the Gironde and is planted on ridges of gravelly soil. The subsoil contains clay, which often gives the wine a rich character; heady and very colourful.
Ch Bel Air, Haut Medoc, Cru Bourgois, 2013
- 65% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 35% Merlot Vineyard located in the Cussac-Fort Médoc Surface : 15 ha Soil : gravelly hilltops on blue clay subsoil for the most part. Average Age Of the Vines 30 years Vinification : Manual harvest. Traditional winemaking. Fermenting of 3 weeks. Maturing of 12 months in tanks.