Wine Chateau Bellevue, Saint-Emilion AOC, 2008
Wine of deep red-purple color.
Taste wine deep, well-structured, with notes of dark plums, spice and vanilla, light earthy nuances and long, dense finish.
The wine shows a powerful, magical fragrance with notes of plum, vanilla and oak.
The wine will be a nice pair of meat dishes, vegetable stews and cheeses.
Since 1930, Chateau Bellevue property had two families (Conink and Pradel de Lavaux). In 2007, half of the ownership bought the owner of Chateau L'Anzhelyus - Maurice de Bouard Laforest - who was glad to get a share in the neighboring winery, which has all the advantages of its economy - similar soil and weather conditions. There is a complete update chateau, its cellars and wine production technology. In addition to updating winery, also changed the label and the bottle in which the wine is bottled.
Vineyard overlooking the valley occupies a plateau and is located on a hill at an altitude of 75 meters above sea level, it is oriented to the south and southwest. The soil is rich in magnesium and iron, on top of the hill is limestone marine origin. The soil is clayey, more siliceous and sour inside. The history of the vineyard is displayed in the fact that its territory is possible to find traces of ancient trees that have been made even Roman winemakers - these ancient ruins are under state protection.
Since 2000, Chateau Bellevue attracts experts that are designed to give a new round of winemaking in the farm - they act Nicolas Thienpont and Stephane Derenkur. Every year it produces an average of 1,500 boxes. Second wine Chateau Bellevue - La Caza Bellevue.