Brouilly "Plateau de Bel Air" 2014 - Wine

Appellation

Brouilly "Plateau de Bel Air"

Varietal

100% Gamay

Estate vines

5,5 ha

Average Vine Age

60 years

Soil composition

Granite & Schist

Pruning

Gobelet

Harvest

Manual

Density of Vines

10000 vines/ha

Average yield

40-50 hl/ha

Description

The most southerly of all the crus, Brouilly has good color, backbone and is full-bodied revealing aromas of plums and peaches. The 5.5 hectares Plateau de Bel Air vineyard blends into the rolling landscape of Beaujolais and faces the famous Mont Brouilly. Enjoying an ideal south exposure, the grapes reach a perfect maturity.

Winemaking

Traditional non carbonic vinification with controlled temperature.

Tasting note

Our Brouilly « Plateau de Bel Air » reveals a glistening red ruby colour. On the nose, there are distinctive and elegant notes of raspberry and strawberry with a hint of spice. It offers a nice length and silky tannins. The fruity aromas persists with a beautiful liveliness.

Suggested food pairings

Cheese, roasted red meat, rabbit stew, lamb with prunes, charcuterie...

Serving temperature

Between 12 & 14°C

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