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Château Belle-Vue 2016

Château Belle-Vue 2016

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Château Belle-Vue 2016

An Haut-Médoc red wine with a seductive aromatic expression and freshness

The estate

Château Belle-Vue is a reference among fine Haut-Médoc wines, an appellation situated near Margaux on the left bank of Bordeaux.

The vineyard

Bearing a High Environmental Value certificate, Château Belle-Vue’s almost 15-hectare vineyard is planted on gravel soils, a typical feature of the Haut-Médoc appellation. The thirty-six-year old vines are cultivated according to sustainable viticultural practices.

Vinification and ageing

The grapes are harvested by hand and sorted manually on a table after destemming. Cold pre-fermentation maceration for more than 3 weeks. Gravity-fed racking. Maceration for an average of 35 days after fermentation. Aged for 14 to 16 months in barrels (30% new, 30% first-fill 20% second-fill) and in vats (20%).

The blend

Cabernet Sauvignon (45%)

Merlot (35%)

Petit Verdot (20%)

Château Belle-Vue 2016: Characteristics and tasting tips

The tasting


Intense, the colour of this wine is almost inky.


Aromatic and rich, the nose gives off bright fruity aromas.


Ample, the mouth seduces with its racy tannins, its aromatic richness and its superb freshness.

Wine critic
Château Belle-Vue 2016
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J. Robinson
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Blended of 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot and 20% Petit Verdot, the 2016 Belle-Vue has a medium to deep garnet-purple color and nose of spice box, cedar chest and oolong tea with a core of red and black currants plus a waft of chargrill. The palate is medium-bodied, fresh, soft and juicy with a lovely burst of black fruit in the mouth leading to a savory finish. Nearly 900 cases were made.