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Michelin Star Wine
Low Sulphite Vegan
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Muscadet Gaia Domaine de Bellevue 2018

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Recommended Michelin Star Wine
One Line Description Muscadet Gaia, Old vines, organic wine, 100% Melon de Bourgogne, Granitic soils, complex, mineral, steely, taught natural white wine, amazing quality for Muscadet, better than many a Burgundy.
Production Method Natural, Organic
Country France French
Region Loire, France
Producer Domaine de Bellevue
Vintage 2018
Wine Type Dry White Wine
Wine Style Medium bodied
Grape Blend 100% Melon de Bourgogne
Alcohol 12% abv
Terroir Sandy with silica deposits and marine stones made up decomposed granit
Total Sulphur Level Below 50mg/l
Maturation In clay amphorae
Annual Production 0 - 5,000 bottles
Ageing Potential This is a Muscadet that will age magnificently
Production Detail Natural all the way, low sulphur, no intervention, wild yeast fermentation in clay Amphorae
Natural Features Low Sulphite (Sulphur), Vegan, Unfiltered


Muscadet Gaia, Organic wine, 100% Melon de Bourgogne, Granitic soils, complex, mineral, taught natural white wine. Gaia is the top Muscadet from Jerome's magnificent assortment of world class white wines. It is from the oldest vineyard of Melon de Bourgogne, managed according to natural and some biodyanmic principles of course and then the juice is fermented and aged in Amphorae which gives this Melon a unique expression. There is richness but always with incredible tension, seemless body, acidity, texture, sinewy flow and precision. Stunning white, a match for many a fine Burgundy, who said Muscadet is dull.They have obviously never tasted the wines of Domaine de Belle Vue.

Jérôme Bretaudeau's story is one of passion for wine and only wine. He set up the 9 hectare Domaine in 2005 after working for over 15 years at other estates and converted to organic production in 2009. The soils at Domaine de Bellevue are what give it the capability to make hand crafted terroir wines which truly vary from soil to soil. They are are made up pockets of clay interspersed with silica pebbles, white and pink quartz and also some volcanic rocks allowing strong minerality and complexity for the wines. The vines are old and various with unusual grape varieties for the Muscadet area (Chardonnay, Gamay, Merlot, Pinot Gris and others). He uses a combination of large clay eggs and used barrels to ferment and mature his wines. Internships with Jo Landon and Guy Bossard (two giants of the area) gave him the taste for natural wine making and thus since 2009 he has been certified organic. The wines are elegant, precise characterful.


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    Daisy Crowder18/11/2019

    We enjoyed this wine at L'Enclume Signature wine pairing with a beautiful meal in October 2019; I was so pleased to find it online with Buon Vino! It's delicious.

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