Domaine de Bellene Santenay Les Charmes Dessus 2020
  • Chardonnay
  • Dry
  • Residual Sugar: 2 g/l
  • Medium Bodied
  • 750ml
  • 13.5% alc./vol

Domaine de Bellene Santenay Les Charmes Dessus 2020

Burgundy,
Regular price $52.95per bottle ($317.70per case)
6 bottles per case
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Mineral & Fresh

Domaine de Bellene is the creation of Nicolas Potel – the son of the legendary Gérard Potel of Domaine Pousse d’Or. Potel is a big name in Burgundian winemaking, and he is known for constantly challenging the borders of winemaking in Burgundy.

Nicolas Potel has a real talent for producing super white wines in so-called lesser terroirs, such as this Santenay lieu-dit, using larger oak barrels to complement rather than dominate the fruit. An intriguing wine with a beguiling profile of white flowers, yellow fruits and citrusy acidity.

About the vintage: The 2020 vintage is absolutely excellent, lauded as 'almost a dream vintage' by top UK wine buyers and something that you should snap up while you can – especially since it’s clear that there’s going to be very little wine coming out of Burgundy next year (and at much higher prices!)
It is abundantly clear that 2020 produced some magnificent wines, with exceptional balance, freshness and full fruit maturity, yet that also remain very Burgundian in style. There is very little not to like. 

*This product is part of a special LCBO Offer. Pre-order now to receive your wines in August*

Press Reviews

Wine Align - David Lawrason

94 points

This is a single vineyard, but not 1er Cru site called Les Charmes Dessus. It is very fine, rich and elegant with a classic, complex and almost custardy nose that involves hazelnut, yellow apple, light toast and wood smoke - all very well bound together. Quite expansive and broad with fine acidity, minerality and depth. Hazelnut, lemon custard and minerality on the finish. The length is excellent. Tasted May 2021