DOMAINE DE BELLEMARE

The Belle Mare Estate stretches over 68 hectares around Thau Lake.   53 hectares are planted with vines according to a planting scheme that is typical of the Languedoc region: the famous Piquepoul, Cinsault, Grenache and Syrah.  More international vine varieties such as Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon have been introduced along with other more original grape varieties such as Roussanne, Muscat petits grains and Viognier.

General Information

Country

France

Region

Languedoc Roussillon

Appellation(s)

Languedoc A.O.P.

Farming

Organic Farming

Our Wines

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Wine
Grapes
Soil
Viticulture
Viniculture

Wine

Grapes

Picpoul de Pinet

Soil

Sand and limestone with small, chalky stones

Viticulture

Organic Farming

Viniculture

Night harvesting; total destemming. Immediate pneumatic pressing. Cold settling (4 to 6°C). Low temperature fermentation (13 to 15°C), maturation on the lees in stainless steel tanks over 2 months.