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Château Villa Bel-Air Red Bordeaux Blend Graves 2003

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Lussac-St. Emilion

3.16 5 0.5
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Château Villa Bel-Air:
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 Monument. The spirit of Villa Bel-Air was born at the begin... Read more
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 Monument. 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. 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. « Read less

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Snooth User: winolee
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3.50 5
10/29/2008

The bouquet is classic Cabernet Franc... lavender, fresh-cut cherries. I really enjoyed this medium-bodied wine, which would be great for either drinking with food or alone. It has subtle blackberry and black cherry predominance, without being jammy. Smooth and nicely balanced. A great example of a nicely performing bordeaux from the sattelite region of Lussac-St. Emilion.


Snooth User: MacDee
22415058
5.00 5
01/03/2010

Five glasses


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Source: Fame Wine and Tobacco
03/16/2010

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