2018 - Echezeaux Grand Cru Maison Roche de Bellène
Colour
Red
Producer
Maison Roche de Bellene
Region
Echézeaux
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2024 - 2041
Case size
6x75cl
Available Later

2018 ECHEZEAUX GRAND CRU MAISON ROCHE DE BELLÈNE - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Maison Roche de Bellene
Region
Echézeaux
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2024 - 2041
Case size
6x75cl
Available Later
In Bond
Case price £895.00 (Ex. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, December 2019

    This Echezeaux is deserving of its grand cru status. It is so openly confident with pleasing blueberry and tayberry aromas. A profound wine, with a fine tension giving drive and energy to the natural opulence of ripe fruit. Very persistent on the finish.

Producer

Maison Roche de Bellene

Son of the family who used to own the illustrious Domaine de la Pousse d’Or, Nicolas Potel set up his négociant label Maison Roche de Bellene in 2008. A Bourguignon through and through, Nicolas’ unrivalled local network of thoroughly reliable grower-suppliers allows him to source fruit from the most sought-after parcels in the Côte. He also produces a selection of domaine wines (under Domaine de Bellene). The emphasis remains to this day on well-sited venerable vines and viticulture and the Maison Roche de Bellene label is the superlative source of attractive, well-priced Burgundy wines. Nicolas chose the name ‘Bellene' in honour of the ancient Roman name for Beaune.

Region

Echézeaux

One of two Grand Crus within the Flagey-Echezeaux area right in the heart of the Cote de Nuits. Relatively large and consequently diverse for a Grand Cru, the better Echézeaux wines undoubtedly deserve this status. As always in Burgundy vineyard location and grower is critical.