Chateau Bellegrave's responsiveness during the harvest, coupled with rigorous sorting during blending enabled them to produce a very fruity, attractive wine.
The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, which constitute the majority at the estate, were ripe and with sufficient structure to provide great balance.
69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot
|Keeping||Drink within 10 years of bottling.|
|Vinification||Temperature control, maceration in cool conditions, 3 weeks of vatting, traceability monitoring. 12 months in barrels, % of new oak depending on vintages (french oak), selection of cooperages.|
Château Bellegrave lies in the south of Pauillac, between Château Latour, Pichon-Longueville and Lynch-Bages.