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Château Bel Air - Cuvée Marine Rosé

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Our vines of Merlot and Cabernet enjoy a privileged exposure and a geology particularly suited to developing this pleasant rosé with a fresh fruity crispness.
 

       
  A.O.C. Bordeaux Rosé  
 
  Area:
Soil:
Exposure:
Sainte-Croix-du-Mont
clay and limestone, gravelly loam
South / Southeast
 
 
  Area:
Density:
Grapes:

Age of the vines:
Harvest:
6 hectares
6 000 vines / hectare
Merlot (80%), Cabernet Sauvignon (20%)
20 to 30 years of age
manual
 
 
  Vinification:



Lenght of fermentation:
Average yield:
Annual production:
Traditional vinification in vats, six hours maceration, followed by a delicate pressing and ageing on fine lees for three weeks.
12 to 15 days
49 hectoliters per hectare
294 hectoliters
 
 
  Tasting:
Château Bel Air is a pretty rose petal colour. On the palate it is generous and fruity, smooth and well balanced.
 
 
  Pairing:
Try it chilled with gaspacho, salmon in sorrel, lamb kebabs, paella, or as an apéritif,...
 
 

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