Wine Chateau Belle Garde, Bordeaux AOC 2009
Wine rich ruby color.
The wine has a rich, rounded, well-structured, juicy taste with hints of cassis, violets and spices.
The aroma of wine is filled with notes of very ripe, candied red fruit and pepper.
The wine goes well with red meats, game and cheeses.
A blend of red wine "Chateau Belle Garde" is composed of 3 varieties of grapes grown in the vineyards of Château Belle Garde, located 8 km from Saint-Emilion and 30 km from Bordeaux. Age vines is from 10 to 50 years. Harvesting is performed at the end of July mechanically. Wine kept in steel tanks for 12-18 months.
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 (Merlot 80%, Cabernet Franc 10%, Cabernet Sauvignon 10%) and 3 hectares - a white varieties (50% Sauvignon, Semillon 50%). The winery produced two lines of wines: Chateau Belle Garde and Chateau les Arromans de Garde.