Belcanto means « where it is nice to live »

belcanto vin de pays d'oc cabernet sauvignon

Variety : 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 10% petit verdot
Actual vintage : 2013
24 months of aging in oak barrels
Typicity of wine : tannins, dense and complex, riped fruits, leather
Wine pairing : red meat, game, sauce meat, cheese and raclette

Product specifications

Planting : 1993 (cabernet sauvignon), 1996 (merlot), 1998 (petit verdot)

Terroir : Multiple layers of clay limestone soils, grey-yellow. Tipical from the region

Viticulture : For more than 20 years, we cultivate and treat our vines with organic methods. Herbs are deeply buried via mecanical work. The terroir keeps then all its natural richness.

Prunning : Guyot (short)

harvest : Mechanical. To take benefits from the night cooling, harvesting is acheive at 4 am.

Aging Blending  : After 20 to 24 months aging in oak barrels, the wine is carefully blended.

Embottling : The Belcanto is embottling by a gravity process and then rest in ambiant temperature for some months before being sold. 

Production : Medium : around 40/45 hL/ha

Service temperature  : 16°C.