Château Sainte-Luce Bellevue
A great terroir with an important typicality gives the wine a particular style. Rich, with a complexity of fruit and spice, with a nice mineral finish, very long and full of elegance.
Age of the Vines : 30 years old average
Yield : 30HL/Ha
Grounds : Clay-limestone terroir with a high pourcentage of clay in some areas.
Vinification : Cold maceration 3 to 5 days before fermentation - Pumping over everyday - Temperature control by thermoregulation - Natural fermentation with natural yeasts.
Aging : 18 months in Barrels (30% New)
Tasting Notes : A wine under the sign of finesse, with a deep purple dress. The ripe red fruit, candied fruit and a spicy well integrated oak (vanilla, hazelnut) make up one of the most charming bouquet. Dense attack opens on an elegant ample palate, with silky and well coated tannins, which stretches in a long finish. The elegance of a great wine.
Aging Potential : 20 years and more
Tasting Advices : Can be matched with all red meats, French Southwestern dishes and cheese. Can be decanted an hour before tasting. Serve at 16-17°C.