Cuvée Jean Gabriel



Vineyard
Created in: 19th century
Surface area: 30 hectares in a single stretch, including 21 hectares of vines
Soils: Clay and ferruginous sandstone

Grape varieties
Merlot 100%
Average age of the vines: 50 years (1 hectare)

Vinification
Maturing: 18 months, with 50% in new barrels and 50% in one-wine barrels.
100% bottled at the Château

Average production in 2009
45 Hectolitres.
6,000 bottles.

Winner in 2004 of the “Coupe des Crus Satellites” trophy for the Lussac St-Émilion appellation.




Château Bel-Air Lussac St-Émilion


Vineyard
Created in: 19th century
Surface area: 30 hectares in a single stretch, including 21 hectares of vines
Soils: Clay and ferruginous sandstone

Grape varieties
-Merlot 70%
-Cabernet Franc 15%
-Cabernet Sauvignon 15%
Average age of the vines: 36 years

Vinification
Vat types: 50% stainless steel – 50% cement (automatic temperature control)
Maturing: 18 months, with 50% in vats, 30% in new barrels and 20% in one-wine or older barrels.
100% bottled at the Château the following April, in a single homogenous batch.

Average production
1,050 Hectolitres
140,000 bottles

Silver medal at the Bordeaux “Vins d’Aquitaine” competition in 2009




Château Bel-Air Bordeaux


Vineyard
Created in: Purchased in 2004
Location: Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps, 33570 Lussac
Surface area: 6 hectares
Soils: Clay

Grape varieties
-Merlot 50%
-Cabernet Franc 20%
-Cabernet Sauvignon 30%
Average age of the vines: 30 years

Vinification
Vat types: stainless steel (automatic temperature control)
Maturing: 12 months

Average production: 5 hectares
300 Hectolitres
40,000 bottles




La Rosée du Château Bel-Air


Vineyard
Created in: Purchased in 2004
Location: Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps, 33570 Lussac
Surface area: 6 hectares
Soils: Clay

Grape varieties
-Merlot 35%
-Cabernet Franc 30%
-Cabernet Sauvignon 35%
Average age of the vines: 30 years

Vinification
Vat types: stainless steel (automatic temperature control)
Maturing: 4 months
100% bottled at the Château the following January, in a single homogenous batch.

Average production: 1 hectare
60 Hectolitres
8,000 bottles

Gold medal at the “Vins du Nord Libournais” competition in 2011