“2016 is the third outstanding vintage in a row for Bordeaux … an excellent year, producing dynamic and well-structured wines that are fresh and balanced.”
– Top critic James Suckling
With such great quality to be found throughout France’s most famous region, our Bordeaux expert had his choice of top-notch 2016s. And we think you’ll be very pleased with his latest discovery.
Château du Bel Air hails from the renowned Tordeur family. Thanks to seven generations of winemaking expertise, they know a thing or three about crafting superb Bordeaux. Their special ‘Cuvée Excellence’ is a classic marriage of Merlot (60%) and Cabernet Franc (40%), and debuted to a gold-medal win at France’s tough Concours Général Agricole.
After aging for one year in fine oak barrels, Château du Bel Air has toasty spice notes to support the ripe plum, black currant, and black cherry flavors. Elegant and well-balanced, it’ll shine alongside tender roasts, simple stews, and more. Hurry to secure your share of this charming gold-medal Bordeaux.