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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  • La Cave d'Augustin Florent Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine Sur Lie 2010


    Pale yellow wine, with a little CO2. Crisp, light and fresh. Read More

    Wine review by mark

  • Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Cuvée la Levraudière Bonnet-Huteau 2012


    Very nice French muscadet. Light, crisp with a creamy lemon-peach flavor. Fairly dry white wine with a touch of acidity, more in line with a French sauvignon blanc. Read More

    Wine review by vin0vin0

  • I think that the Cline Mourvedre is certainly an interesting bottle--the ... ... ... there are rumors that melon de bourgogne, known for its use in Pays Nantais in Muscadet, might still exist on the hills of its ancestral home of Burgundy.&nbs Read More

    Forum post in the topic Old California Vines

  • Our friend, Outthere, has made us aware of the Historic Vineyard Society, and I, personally, have enjoyed reading about his experiences with the society, and his interactions with some of the producers who source from these vineyards.  Yesterday, Mrs. Emark handed me an article entitled "The Battle for America's Oldest Vines" that she had clippe... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Old California Vines

  • Although there are probably as many red varieties as white, a few of them seem ... has to be muscadet (really, melon de bourgogne)--right at hand.  So, good for you for getting out of your perceived comfort zone and discovering a whole palette of tastes.  Welcome and keep postin Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!

  • New here. Live in Colorado. Enjoy many types of wine. Spent years only drinking reds until I vowed to methodically explore whites (and spent a year drinking almost nothing but...and enjoying the hell out of it!). Now I thoroughly enjoy NZ Sauv Blancs, dry Rieslings, Torrontes, Viognier, Alsatian Pinot Blancs and many other (generally dry) whites... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth!

  • Domaine du Haut Bourg Muscadet 2011


    apples, cinnamin on the palatte big acidity....with a long finish. Read More

    Wine review by mikespeer

  • Domaine les Hautes Noelles Muscadet Cotes de Grandlieu les Granges 2012


    Dry. Good food wine. Read More

    Wine review by MrRiesling

  • Domaine de l'Aujardiere Eric Chevalier Muscadet-Cotes de Grandlieu Sur Lie 2010


    Decent. Slightly sweet though. Read More

    Wine review by calywa

  • I am serving a Cream of Kalamata Olive soup with avocados, cream, a bit of butter, white vermouth, chicken broth and a bit of vinegar. What wine would you recommend with this soup? It is served warm. Also, it doesn't say what kind of vinegar to use and I'm thinking sherry. what do you think? Read More

    Forum post in the topic I need your help!

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