Chateau Villa Bel Air Rouge
พันธุ์องุ่นผสม (Grape Blended)
Chateau Villa Bel-Air is located in Saint-Morillon in the heart of the “Graves” appellation. In the 18th century, Louis Dufaure, Marquis de Lajarte, a councillor in the
Bordeaux Parliament, built a beautiful classical mansion on the site of the Bel-Air wine property. Today, the interior design of the property is classified a Historical
The spirit of Villa Bel-Air was born at the beginning of the 20th century, when the park was complemented by water features and sculptures reminiscent of charming Italian villas.
After a long dormant period, the property was bought in 1988 by Jean-Michel Cazes and his family. Made from this date they completely restructured the vineyards and the technical installations. Advanced techniques are implemented in the renewed vines, but the spirit in which they are tended perpetuate ancestral traditions.
Today, Chateau Villa Bel-Air produces a red and a white wine that are both typical of the terroir and their grape varieties. Furthermore, they perfectly illustrate the
finesse and complexity of Graves wines.
Average age of vines : 18 years old.
Grape Varieties : 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc.
Ageing : 12 months in new oak barrels.