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Château Belgrave 5ème Cru Classé Haut Médoc AOC
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Bordeaux - Médoc & Haut-Médoc, France
Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Goes well with
Clay pot veal roast, leg of lamb, aubergine lasagna
The domain is gaining momentum. After bottling, there was no doubt that the 2008 vintage would reap a """very good"""". A wine that is balanced, compact in the mouth with good constitution, ripe tannins and floral hints at the finish with medium length fruitiness. A premise for elegance.
The Château Belgrave is a known wine-growing domain in Bordeaux. Given the rank of Cinquième Grand Cru during the 1855 ranking, it covers 60 hectares on a parcelle of land with only one tenant. The soil is a thick layer of gravel over a base layer of clay. 49% ofthe area is planted with Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 8% Cabernet Franc, with 3% Petit Verdot that was added with the new plantings. The harvest is manual and the grapes are sorted on a conveyor belt before fermentation conducted in stainless steel vats and, most recently, wood barrels. The wine is aged in barrels for 12 to 16 months.
Wooden box of 6
Oak cask 225 l