Château Belgrave

+33 5 56 35 53 00 35 Rue de Bordeaux
33290 PAREMPUYRE,
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This estate was originally called 'Chateau Coutenceau' but the name was changed in 1845 partly in honour of Londoner owner Bruno Daves Belgravia home and partly to reflect the terroir as 'belle grave' roughly translates as 'beautiful gravel' In 1855 it became a fifth growth in the great classification. In 1979 the Dourthe negociant house leased the estate and invested heavily bringing in Michel Rolland as consultant. There are now a total of 55 hectares under vine.In 1987 a second wine called 'Diane de Belgrave' was introduced that name being a reference to the fact that the chateau was a hunting lodge during the reign of Louis XV and Diane is the goddess of hunting

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  • St. Laurent

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  • Petit Verdot

    History of the grape: It is thought Petit Verdot (“little green one”) predates Cabernet Sauvignon in Bordeaux, as far...

  • Sauvignon

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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  • Grenache

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  • Château Belgrave Haut Medoc 2000

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    I bought this bottle of wine for £25.50 from the website ... the 5th growth estate of Chateau Belgrave and consists of 58% cabernet sauvignon,36% merlot,3% cabernet franc and 3% petit verdot.. The wine spent 15 months in oak barrels 50% of which were new.I started my bottle last night with my supper of baked chicken breast. There is some black... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Chateau Belgrave 2013

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    The 2013 Chateau Belgrave (Cinquieme Cru of 1855) opens on the nose with some blueberry, smoky oak and a hint of more dark fruit such as blackberry. Entry is surprisingly light (and lean), bracing and acidic - without heady tannin but some blackberry fruit poking through. Depth and core is absent here, but a light tasty early drinker is found ... Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden


  • Diane de Belgrave 2009

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    This second wine of Chateau Belgrave (5th Growth, Haut-Medoc, adjacent to St-Julien) is supple, somewhat fat and sweetish with thick cassis and blackberry flavours. The fruit-forward nose and taste is typical of the '09 vintage and a pleasant surprise in a second wine. Fairly balanced, but not complex. Reasonable value. Drink now through the ... Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden


  • Chateau Belgrave Haut-Medoc France 2008

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    Wine review by smiles813


  • If I were anywhere near New York on the 29th I'd be going to this event. Great wine, interesting winemakers, and lots of old posters, art nouveau or otherwise. Why is it I'd rather have one of them on my wall then a Flash banner ad from the Web?Price seems like more than a bargain, and the money goes to charity, too....   ... Here's your chance ... Read More

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  • Anyone going this year?If you were ever going to go, this should be the year since the famed 2009 vintage will be poured.For the LA event on January 20th, Wally's is offering a pre-event tasting an hour before featuring back vintages of Chateau Giscours, Vieux Chateau Certan, Troplong Mondot, Haut Bailly, Pape Clement, Smith Haut Lafite, and a c... Read More

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  • It's Time For Ting! I come from a very large household just presently. Since moving to Cape Town four years ago, I've lived with many interesting people, on my own, with family, my boyfriend and for sporadic short spurts in New York and London.Right now I share a commune with sixteen other super people and we all enjoy getting together and socia... Read More

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  • Château Belgrave Red Bordeaux Blend Haut-Médoc 2006

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    Wine review by drsint


  • Château Belgrave Red Bordeaux Blend Haut-Médoc 2006

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    First aroma of red fruit and tobacco. Then a hint of greenness. In the mouth, perfume, not rounded. acidity snapping. Nice tannins. Immediately on the fruit. Read More

    Wine review by cyril


  • Château Belgrave Red Bordeaux Blend Haut-Médoc 2006

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    Wine review by Dinosk


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