Wine "Chateau Belle-Garde" Blanc, Bordeaux AOC, 2013
Wine of pale yellow color.
The taste of wine is rounded, fresh, balanced, harmoniously combining fruit (citrus) and floral notes. The finish is long and refreshing.
Bouquet of the wine reveals expressive aromas of citrus, hints of yellow peach, notes of white flowers.
The wine is perfect as an aperitif, as well as accompanying dishes of fish, seafood, fresh cheeses.
A blend of white wine "Chateau Belle-Garde" consists of grape varieties Sauvignon Blanc, Sauvignon Gris and Semillon grown in the vineyards of Chateau Belle-Garde, which is 8 km from Saint-Emilion and 30 km from Bordeaux. The vineyards are located on clay-limestone soils, which allows the vine to obtain the optimum amount of nitrogen and moisture. The grapes are harvested by hand early in the morning. Maceration in stainless steel vats lasts 12 hours. Fermentation is performed at a controlled temperature of 15 ° C to retain maximum fruit wine character. Aging is carried out to precipitate for 6 months.
In 2014, vintage 2013 was awarded a bronze medal at the "Concours de Bordeaux Vins d'Aquitaine".
Wine Duff family history began in the XVIII century. Originally Duff were coopers - engaged in manufacturing oak barrels. In 1850, Francois Henri Duff bought the first 3 acres of vineyards in Mulone and decided to produce wine. Henry Duff now owns more than 46 hectares of vineyards, of which 43 hectares are reserved for red grape varieties (80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon) and 3 hectares - a white varieties (50% Sauvignon Blanc and 50% Semillon) . The winery produced two lines of wines: Chateau Belle-Garde and the Chateau les Arromans de Garde.