Roche De Bellene 'Bellenos' Rouge 2018

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Mark Faber
SKU
RBBR201810 UCAU
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Nicholas Potel is a fabulous negociant winemaker that has made a name for producing Quality Burgundy at reasonable prices. Maison Roche de Bellene has created a range of “pleasure” wines: the Bellenos Collection. Due to their brand name, the wines from this collection pay tribute to the ancient Celtic sun god. They are the ideal introduction to Burgundy wines. Produced by Nicolas POTEL, the Bellenos wines are the result of the cool and sunny climate of Burgundy, of its terroir and its traditional grape varieties. Bright, charming, affordable and ready to drink, they are the delicious “yes” that answers the eternal question: Can’t we drink Burgundy every day? 80% Gamay Noir and 20% Pinot Noir grown on Granite in Beaujolais; Clay and limestone in the Côte d’Or. Whole-cluster maceration and pressing for the Gamay, brief cold soak and de-stemming for the Pinot Noir; traditional fermentation in open-top vats.
Nicholas Potel is a fabulous negociant winemaker that has made a name for producing Quality Burgundy at reasonable prices. Maison Roche de Bellene has created a range of “pleasure” wines: the Bellenos Collection. Due to their brand name, the wines from this collection pay tribute to the ancient Celtic sun god. They are the ideal introduction to Burgundy wines. Produced by Nicolas POTEL, the Bellenos wines are the result of the cool and sunny climate of Burgundy, of its terroir and its traditional grape varieties. Bright, charming, affordable and ready to drink, they are the delicious “yes” that answers the eternal question: Can’t we drink Burgundy every day? 80% Gamay Noir and 20% Pinot Noir grown on Granite in Beaujolais; Clay and limestone in the Côte d’Or. Whole-cluster maceration and pressing for the Gamay, brief cold soak and de-stemming for the Pinot Noir; traditional fermentation in open-top vats.
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Scores & Reviews

92 / 100

Mark Faber

First aroma reveals the stemmy, sappy whole bunch character, which then breaks down into smoked meats, red berries and chalk dust. The palate is a mix of brambly dark berries and earthy spices. Firm, youthful tannins frame the wine. Excellent mix of complexity and drinkability.