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Château Bellegrave 2011



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2011 had to hold its own after the two previous outstanding vintages. The weather conditions were very distinct, with a toasty spring causing exceptionally early flowering in mid-May.
It was first very dry in summer and then humid in early August to return to great heat in early September. The outcome is a wine of beautiful concentration unveiling a remarkable freshness.

Wine in the process of conversion to organic viticulture

2015 Gold Medallist at the 2016 Amphore Competition, the largest tasting competition of organic wines

Gold Medal at the Concours Expression des vignerons bio de Nouvelle-Aquitaine, a regional organic winemakers contest

GAULT ET MILLAU: 16.5/20 Crimson robe, red fruit such as blackcurrant, blackberry and raspberry with wood, vanilla and fresh spicy notes. Round with supple tannins.

  • Robe (Colour): Ruby red

  • Aroma (Nose): Rich, subtle and fresh on the nose, with hints of sweet spices, almonds and berries

  • Palate (Mouth): A well-crafted, harmonious, and structured red revealing a lovely blend of black fruits and an attractive liquorice finale

  • Wine Pairing Suggestion: Ready to be enjoyed with red meat or game, Cantal, Salers or Laguiole cheeses