Melon de Bourgogne

 

Common synonyms: Auxerrois gros, Biaune, Blanc de Nantes, Bourgogne blanche, Bourguignon blanc, Clozier, Feher Nagyburgundi, Feuille Ronde, Gamay blanc Feuilles Rondes, Gamay blanc à Feuilles Rondes, Game Kruglolistnyi, Gros Auxerrois blanc, Grosse Saint Marie, Grosse Sainte-Marie, Latran, Lyonnais, Lyonnaise blanche, Mele, Melon de Bourgogne, Melon de Bourgogne, Meurlon, Muscadet, Perry, Petit Biaune, Petit Bourgogne, Petit Melon Musque, Petoin, Petouin, Picarneau, Plant de Lons-le-Saulnie, Pourrisseux, Spater Weisser Burgunder, Weisser Burgunder

Parentage of the grape: Melon de Bourgogne is a cross between Pinot and Gouais blanc.

History of the grape: As its name suggests, Melon de Bourgogne comes from Burgundy. By the Middle Ages, it had spread to the central Loire as well. Because it was not considered to be as noble as Chardonnay, it was outlawed in Burgundy at various times during the 16th and 17th centuries, but it is still grown in small quantities in Vezelay, where it is Read more »

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Melon de Bourgogne on Snooth

  • Chateau de la Chesnaie Muscadet 2009

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    Wine review by Marijan Kurtovic


  • Domaine Catherine et Pierre Breton (Bourgueil - next to Chinon) These reds ... ... Huet - VouvrayMuscadet- aka Melon de Bourgogne, would be nice to do a day trip if you have the energy for it!Anyhow, great that you're going and with a decent amount of time, double please come back and post a quick trip report and pictures, have a great time! &nbs Read More

    Forum post in the topic Loire Valley in July


  • Yea, the Loire produces pinot noir, but nay it's not the world's best. ... Savennières, and do melon de Bourgogne in Muscadet-Sèvre et Maine SE of Nantes, and then Chinon for the cabernet franc. That's plenty, especially since you'll need to get all those castles in.Only a moment now, running out the door, but will revisit later with actual na... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Loire Valley in July


  • Thank you for the quick answer. I think I am going to focus more on whites as ... way to the coast to try the Melon de Bourgogne (its a 2 hours drive from Saumur, do you think its worth it? Maybe for the oysters...).I don´t know too much about the Loire wines, but I do love crisp Sancerres (thats why we split the trip an stay for 2 nights righ... Read More

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  • Sounds great, and good to have you back, dgc.The Loire isn't so much pinot ... ... and even cot (as well as melon de bourgogne nearer its mouth). Plenty of cremant around the place, too. Any particular styles of those you've had that you remember liking best? More focus on whites? Or lots of reds time, too?I haven't been there for a few years ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Loire Valley in July


  • Hi everybody, haven´t posted for a while... too busy drinking wine.Anyway, I have a trip to the Loire Valley coming up in July. We will stay 4 nights in Saumure and 2 nights in Sancerre. Anybody has ideas of which winemakers to visit? I like Pinots, Sauvignon Blanc, some Cabernet Franc and wouldn´t mind visiting a good Cremant maker. Anybody bee... Read More

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  • Windows down the 2013 Burgundy train, but found a couple deals hard to ... ... ... wine using Pinot Blanc, Melon de Bourgogne with skin contact, and Shake Ridge Ranch Mourvedre.Much more to come, even if I'm starting to question the returns I'm getting on these wines.&nbs Read More

    Forum post in the topic What have you bought lately?


  • Growing up fishing from boats off the coast of Santa ... SB/semillon or riesling or melon de bourgogne or others. Lightly dust a crust with even the addition of some crushed almonds or walnuts or pine nuts or others, and the range of interesting wines increases. If doing a court-bouillon poach I'd consider blanc de blancs champers and other whi... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Lingcod and Cooking Fresh Fish


  • Going back to the Lingcod story I hinted at in the other thread, here's how that went...I just remember trying Lingcod years ago at some place like King's fish house, and then never seeing it again. I'd even read fish reports in the newspaper and hardly see any caught except sometimes a few in Oxnard, etc. Seems like they are mostly caught off o... Read More

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  • Tonight we're drinking this really nice Muscadet (Melon de Bourgogne) with some baked haddock and roasted broccoli.So here's my 999th wine review on Snooth: Excellent Muscadet, the back label says these grapes come from 18 acres of vines that average over 50 yrs of age in Gras Moutons. Light yellow in color, there's a bit of aroma of lemon pith ... Read More

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