Annick & Jean-Marc took over the Domaine de Bel Air in 1985. They make highly expressive wines which are the fruit of a perfect balance between traditional and modern practices.
Vineyard & Vinification Note
HVE Certified (high environmental value)
Soil : Pink granite, with big crystals on the steep slopes of Fleurie.
Aspect : South-east facing
Average age of vines: 40 years old
Average yield: 45 hectolitres / ha
Protection method : Integrated
Manual harvest : 100 %
Grape sorting : Very careful sorting on arrival on the chai, to only keep the healthiest grapes at peak ripeness.
Vinification : Traditional semi-carbonic, in whole bunches with temperature control.
Vatting: 9 days
Maturing : In vats for 8 months
Dark ruby robe, floral violet and iris aromas, full mouthfeel with refined, elegant tannins.
Cellaring: 5 to 7 years
Enjoy with osso-bucco, meat casseroles and goats cheese.