Château Bellevue is located on 84 hectares of vineyard and produces a range of Bordeaux whites and reds. The château is located on a large hill, overlooking the vineyards, and is locally nicknamed the “Tuscany of Bordeaux”. Winemaker, Daniel Sore, utilizes the art of modern wine-making to produce Bordeaux wines that are characteristic of the local terroir.
Built in the 17th century, Château Bellevue has been owned by the Ponton d’Amecourt family since 1973. Interestingly, in 1861, their ancestor Gustave invented the helicopter.
This estate is a property of 130 hectares - of which 84ha are vines, producing Bordeaux Supérieur, Bordeaux, Bordeaux Clairet, Bordeaux Blanc and Bordeaux Blanc "Entre-Deux-Mers". At the center of the clay-limestone terroir is a "TERREFORT", a piece of land that is extremely hard to work and is made up of several rump. The red vineyard, 72 ha, consists of Merlot (45%), Cabernet Sauvignon (40%), Cabernet Franc (10%) and Malbec (5%); the white vineyard, 12 ha, sauvignon (70%) and semillon (30%).
The wines, vinified by Daniel Sore, Master Chai, take advantage of the know-how of the men of art and the latest techniques of winemaking: Chai at Château Bellevue mechanical harvests at the top of maturation of berries and seeds, cold maceration and alcoholic fermentations in thermo-regulated stainless steel tanks, pneumatic pressing, malo-lactic fermentation in an epoxidized concrete chest, successive racking to limit as much as possible the filtrations on the wines of drop and to favor the material.