Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant
Close
50% OFF Your First Wine Club Package ⇒
Home Shop All Wines


Main Menu
Shop All Wines

Producers

Producers

Producers

Shop All Wines
Shop All Wines
Shop All Wines
Shop All Wines
Shop All Wines
Shop All Wines
Close

Notify me

Fill out your info and we will notify you when the 1998 Lussac Saint-Émilion Château de Bellevue is back in stock or when a new vintage becomes available.


1998 Lussac Saint-Émilion

Château de Bellevue

From a superb vintage for this bank of the Gironde, the 1998 is drinking great now. Predominantly Merlot with Cabernet Franc, give it an hour or more in the decanter and the wine will open up gloriously for you.

Clark Z. Terry

Vintage: 1998
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: 95% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc
Appellation: Lussac Saint Émilion
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Producer: Château de Bellevue
Winemaker: André Chatenoud
Vineyard: 40 years, 9.5 ha
Soil: Clay, Limestone
Farming: Organic (certified)
Alcohol: 13%

More from this Producer or Region

About Bordeaux

Often considered the wine capital of the world, Bordeaux and its wines have captured the minds, hearts, and wallets of wine drinkers for centuries. For many, the wines provide an inalienable benchmark against which all other wines are measured.

Bordeaux is divided into three winegrowing regions with the city that gives the region its name in the near geographical center. The “right bank,” or the area located east of the Dordogne River, produces wines that are predominantly Merlot with small amounts of Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. The “left bank” is located to the west of the Garonne River and produces wines dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon, with Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec and Petit Verdot.

The third region, Entre-Deux-Mers, lies between both rivers and produces white wines from Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, and Muscadelle. Though technically in the left bank, it is worth noting the appellation of Sauternes, which produces arguably the world’s most famous sweet wines from Sauvignon Blanc, Sémillon, and Muscadelle as well.

Though many top Bordeaux wines are sold en primeur (in advance of their bottling) and often through a middleman known as a negoçiant, Kermit has always preferred to purchase directly from the winemaker. For more than three decades he has sought out small producers, who make classic Bordeaux wines and are willing to play outside the negoçiant system. This ethic has led to longstanding relationships, excellent prices, and perhaps most important—wines of great value and longevity.

More from Bordeaux or France

2015 Pomerol MAGNUM

Château Gombaude-Guillot  France  |  Bordeaux  |  Pomerol

$215.00

2010 Pomerol MAGNUM

Château Gombaude-Guillot  France  |  Bordeaux  |  Pomerol

$170.00

2015 Haut-Médoc

Château Aney  France  |  Bordeaux  |  Haut Médoc

$26.00

2011 Pomerol MAGNUM

Château Gombaude-Guillot  France  |  Bordeaux  |  Pomerol

$180.00

2011 Pomerol

Château Gombaude-Guillot  France  |  Bordeaux  |  Pomerol

$85.00

1997 Pomerol MAGNUM

Château Gombaude-Guillot  France  |  Bordeaux  |  Pomerol

$120.00

2015 Pomerol

Château Gombaude-Guillot  France  |  Bordeaux  |  Pomerol

$100.00

2009 Vin de France Blanc “Héréthique”

Domaine de l’Alliance  France  |  Bordeaux  |  Vin de France

$53.00

2017 Bordeaux Blanc

Château Ducasse  France  |  Bordeaux  |  Bordeaux

$17.00

2012 Lussac St.-Émilion MAGNUM

Château de Bellevue  France  |  Bordeaux  |  Lussac Saint Émilion

$56.00

1999 Pomerol MAGNUM

Château Gombaude-Guillot  France  |  Bordeaux  |  Pomerol

$180.00

2015 Sauternes

Château Roûmieu-Lacoste  France  |  Bordeaux  |  Sauternes

$18.75 $25.00

Living wines have ups and downs just as people do, periods of glory and dog days, too. If wine did not remind me of real life, I would not care about it so much.

Close
Close

Add a new credit card

Please complete the form below.

Cancel
Close

Add a new shipping address

Please complete your shipping address below.
Cancel
Close
Close

Warnings


Drinking distilled spirits, beer, coolers, wine and other alcoholic beverages may increase cancer risk, and, during pregnancy, can cause birth defects. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/alcohol


Many food and beverage cans have linings containing bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical known to cause harm to the female reproductive system. Jar lids and bottle caps may also contain BPA. You can be exposed to BPA when you consume foods or beverages packaged in these containers. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/bpa