Annonce de Bélair-Monange 2015

Jean-Pierre Moueix

Annonce de Bélair-Monange
2015

$232.50

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Product code
13834282
Format
3 x 1500ml
Listing type
Private import
Status
Not available
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Bordeaux
Appellation
Saint-Emilion grand cru
Varietal(s)
Cabernet Franc 10 %
Merlot 90 %
Alcohol percentage
14%
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
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About this winery

Mr. Jean-Pierre Moueix, born in Correze in 1913, arrived with his parents in Saint-Emilion following the 1929 depression. In 1937, he founded his wine merchant business on the Quai du Priourat in Libourne. At that time, the wines of Libourne were little known. Moueix was astute to foresee the Merlot grape’s ability to age as well as their natural charm and ability to seduce. He spent his life promoting these wines internationally. In the 1950’s, he consolidated his merchant business with...

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Tasting notes

A very impressive second wine (of Château Belair-Monange) with good concentration and the same kind of vitality and fresh red-fruit character as the first wine. Substantial but elegant tannins give it a firm backbone that should enable it to mature through at least 2025, but this should hold longer than that.

Winemaking notes

« Culture raisonnée » Soil tilling (4 ways) Vine growth management adapted to the climatic conditions. Manual harvest Double sorting: manual and optical In thermo-regulated concrete and stainless-steel vats Gentle & controlled maceration & extraction 16 months in French oak barrels (30% new)

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