Château de Bellet - Appellation Controlée
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The terroir
Rare grape varieties Braquet, Folle Noire and Rolle are the names of the varieties producing the wines at Chateau de Bellet. The Barons of Bellet count among the handful of winegrowing families, who after World War II, replanted old and very characteristic local grape varieties, adapted to this terroir, such as Vermentino B bearing the regional name of Rolle and used to make white wines. Or varieties such as Braquet N and Fuella Nera (also known as Folle Noire), limited to the production of reds and rosés.

At present, Rolle, associated with the terroirs of Provence, is planted in appellation areas of production. In addition, historic documents about viticulture always link the wines of Bellet to Braquet a native grape variety. Indeed, it is called after an old family from Nice. In view of ensuring further aromatic complexity, the vineyard benefits from a third variety, known for its crazy character, hence its name - Folle Noire.
Terraces and pudding stone walls