Château Bellefont-Belcier
Château Bellefont-Belcier Grand Cru Classé Saint-Emilion

2016 Château Bellefont-Belcier

2016 Château Bellefont-Belcier Grand Cru Classé Saint-Emilion
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Wine Advocate Parker: 93+/100

The 2016 Bellefont Belcier is blended of 65% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon. It was aged for 20 months in 80% new and 20% one-year-old barrels. Michel Rolland consults for this wine. Deep garnet-purple in color, it gives delicate dried flowers, garrigue, dusty soil and smoked meats over warm black plums and blackberry preserves with hints of menthol. The palate is full-bodied, concentrated and muscular with a rock-solid structure and loads of layered black fruit in the mid-palate, with a lingering earthiness to the finish. 5,000 cases produced.

Drink Date
2021 - 2044

Reviewed by  Lisa Perrotti-Brown
Issue Date: 30th Nov 2018
Source: Interim End of November 2018, The Wine Advocate