Domaine de Bellene Maison Dieu Bourgogne Vieilles Vignes 2020
  • Pinot Noir
  • Dry
  • Residual Sugar: 2 g/l
  • 750ml
  • 13.5% alc./vol

Domaine de Bellene Maison Dieu Bourgogne Vieilles Vignes 2020

Burgundy,
Regular price $38.95per bottle ($233.70per case)
6 bottles per case
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Fruity & Earthy

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.

This is one of the oldest vines of Domaine de Bellene. Situated in the village of Pommard, the vineyards were planted in 1928 and the plot was bought by Nicolas Potel's parents in 1978. This plot always produces well balanced wines, and it has been farmed organically since 1992.

This wine is rich in colour and shows a complex aromatic palette and a beautiful structure. The nose is so attractive: the strawberry, raspberry and cranberry fruit have an earthy-twiggy depth, with a hint of cinnamon spice too. The tannins are fine and silky, and the lively acidity infuses the fruit on the palate with a pleasant juiciness.

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. 

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Press Reviews

Wine Align

91 points - Sara d'Amato

This Bourgogne Côtes d'Or takes advantage of 70-year old plantings on favorable aspects that lend a notable salinity and mineral character to the wine as well as a pitch-perfect level of ripeness. Cleanly made with more complexity than expected. The finish is very long and although youthful, it is drinking very well now. Tasted May 2021.