Grape: 100% Gamay from 50 year old vines
Region: Morgon, Beaujolias, Burgundy
Farming practice: Sustainable
Tasting notes: Perfumed aromas of fresh raspberry and candied rose, with white pepper, allspice and blood orange notes adding complexity. Supple and seamless on the palate, offering sappy dark berry and cherry compote flavors, finishing with excellent length.
Pairings: Pairs well with pork and roasted chicken, stews and hearty fish dishes.
About the Winery: For the last 170 years, Domaine de Bel Air has perched over the Ardieres Valley, overlooking the historic capital of Beaujeu. It is here that owner/ winemaker Jean-Marc Lafont and his wife Annick have been running the estate since 1985. By keeping with tradition and staying in tune with the terroir of the region through their sustainable farming practices, they produce highly expressive wines full of grace and balance.