Château Bel-Air - Quinsac

Château Bel-Air Quinsac

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The Quinsac of Château Bel-Air is a red wine from the region of Cadillac - Côtes de Bordeaux of Bordeaux.
This wine is a blend of 3 varietals which are the Cabernet franc, the Cabernet-Sauvignon and the Merlot.
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.
This wine generally goes well with poultry, beef or veal.
The Quinsac of the Château Bel-Air is in the top 30 of wines of Cadillac - Côtes de Bordeaux.

Taste structure of the Quinsac from the Château Bel-Air


In the mouth the Quinsac of Château Bel-Air in the region of Bordeaux is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

Wine with earth taste


Wine with oak taste


On the nose the Quinsac of Château Bel-Air in the region of Bordeaux often reveals types of flavors of oaky, red fruit or leather and sometimes also flavors of earth, oak or red fruit.

Details and technical informations about Château Bel-Air's Quinsac.

Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Style of wine
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Cabernet franc

Cabernet Franc is one of the oldest red grape varieties in Bordeaux. The Libourne region is its terroir where it develops best. The terroirs of Saint-Emilion and Fronsac allow it to mature and develop its best range of aromas. It is also the majority in many blends. The very famous Château Cheval Blanc, for example, uses 60% Cabernet Franc. The wines produced with Cabernet Franc are medium in colour with fine tannins and subtle aromas of small red fruits and spices. When blended with Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, it brings complexity and a bouquet of aromas to the wine. It produces fruity wines that can be drunk quite quickly, but whose great vintages can be kept for a long time. It is an earlier grape variety than Cabernet Sauvignon, which means that it is planted as far north as the Loire Valley. In Anjou, it is also used to make sweet rosé wines. Cabernet Franc is now used in some twenty countries in Europe and throughout the world.

Last vintages of this wine

Quinsac - 2017
In the top 30 of of Cadillac - Côtes de Bordeaux wines
Average rating: 3.7 1 1 1 0.5 0

The best vintages of Quinsac from Château Bel-Air are 2017

Informations about the Château Bel-Air

The winery offers 5 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 3.5.
It is in the top 3 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Cadillac - Côtes de Bordeaux in the region of Bordeaux

The Château Bel-Air is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 3 wines for sale in the of Cadillac - Côtes de Bordeaux to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top wine Bordeaux
In the top 150000 of of France wines
In the top 35 of of Cadillac - Côtes de Bordeaux wines
In the top 250000 of red wines
In the top 400000 wines of the world

The wine region of Cadillac - Côtes de Bordeaux

The wine region of Cadillac - Côtes de Bordeaux is located in the region of Côtes de Bordeaux of Bordeaux of France. Wineries and vineyards like the Château Prieuré Sainte-Anne or the Château Carignan produce mainly wines red, white and sweet. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Cadillac - Côtes de Bordeaux are Merlot, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Cabernet franc, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Cadillac - Côtes de Bordeaux often reveals types of flavors of black fruits, citrus fruit or dark chocolate and sometimes also flavors of cocoa, chocolate or red currant.

The wine region of Bordeaux

Bordeaux, in southwestern France, is one of the most famous, prestigious and prolific wine regions in the world. The majority of Bordeaux wines (nearly 90% of the production Volume) are the Dry, medium and Full-bodied red Bordeaux blends for which it is famous. The finest (and most expensive) are the wines of the great châteaux of Haut-Médoc and the right bank appellations of Saint-Émilion and Pomerol. The former focuses (at the highest level) on Cabernet Sauvignon, the latter on Merlot.

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Said of an aroma that evokes the smell of flint just from sparking.

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