Melon

(Melon de Bourgogne, Muscadet, Weisserburgunder)

In the 1970s and 1980s, in a period when varietal accuracy on wine labels was often a secondary thought much of what was thought to be Pinot Blanc in California were actually plantings of Melon. Today, this grape is a minor variety in the Golden State, with small plantings in the cooler areas of the North and Central Coast regions. In such cool, coastal conditions, Melon can make balanced table wines with good flavor. Not surprising, since this old Burgundian variety,once widely grown in that area,is most associated with an even cooler coastal region. In France, Melon is mainly used to make white wines known as Muscadet from the Loire Valley's extreme western edge, known as the Nantes, which borders the Atlantic ocean. Here it makes light acidic white wines, with tart acidity, citric fruit character that often possess a salty character. The best of these come from the Muscadet de Sevre et Maine AOC, where many of the wines are aged sur lie to take on extra Read more »

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  • Gilbert Chon et Fils les Mariniers Muscadet 2018

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    Wine review by martins2002


  • Blood Balance Advanced Formula is a wholesome enhancement that professes ... juniper berry, unpleasant melon, and cinnamon bark powder, among other regular fixings. The organization asserts these fixings "are clinically demonstrated to give results", bringing down your circulatory strain and boosting your cardiovascular wellbeing. Visit here h... Read More

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  • Sandlands Lodi Chenin Blanc 2018

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    Very pale yellow color. Somewhat of a tropical fruit nose. On the tongue, I get melon, kiwi and, maybe granny smith apple. Interestingly I do not get any acid tartness, but there is acid astringency around the edges of the tongue. Quite light-bodied. Good summer sipper. Read More

    Wine review by EMark


  • Cotes du Jura Chardonnay Domaine Grand 2012

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    I bought this bottle of wine for £5 from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk.The ... bone-dry wine.There is some melon and peach style fruit and a hint of vbanilla and butter but I felt that the flavours were a little reserved although not austere.However I did enjoy this wine which was a good match for the smoked fi Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Muscadet is my favorite wine accompaniment with shellfish.  Here is ... ... ... of the Muscadet grape--Melon de Bourgogne. A very fruity wine--apple, pear, kiwi, melon.  Some stoniness mid-palate.  Light-bodied (Well, duh.) but a surprisingly robust mouth feel.  Light but detectable acidity.  A very pleasant wine.  An excellent summer sippe Read More

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  • Jolie-Laide Rodnick Farm Melon de Bourgogne 2019

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    A very fruity wine--apple, pear, kiwi, melon. Some stoniness mid-palate. Light-bodied (Well, duh.) but a surprisingly robust mouth feel. Light but detectable acidity. A very pleasant wine. An excellent summer sipper. Read More

    Wine review by EMark


  • Domaine de la Vinconniere Sauvignon Pays du Val de Loire 2014

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    I bought this bottle of wine from the website www.cellartrade.co.uk.It is from ... ... wine. There is plenty of melon and elderflower fruit with a little citrus on the finish and a hint of vanilla. Mineral or bland this is not but it was a good match for my fis Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Clos des Briords Cuvee Vieilles Vignes Muscadet Sevre-et-Maine 2011

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    I bought two bottles of this wine from the www.cellartrade.co.uk website for ... ... white wines made of the melon de bourgogne grape from 23 communes south-east of the City of Nantes.The names 'Sevre' and 'Maine' refer to two rivers which flow through the appellation and the words 'sur lie' refers to the fact that the wine is left on its lee... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Gilles Morat Pouilly-Fuisse Climat Sur la Roche 2016

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    I bought this bottle of wine for £15 from the www.cellartrade.co.uk ... bone ... bone dry wine.There is some melon and peach style fruit with some citrus on the finish and there is also a suggestion of butter or vanilla.This is not mineral or bland but is a wine with plenty of flavour Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Chassagne-Montrachet Jean-Marc Pillot 2006

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    I bought this bottle of wine for £30 from the www.bidforwine.co.uk website.On ... the taste. There is a little melon and peach style fruit with some citrus on the finish but this is not really a fruity wine. I think that some would describe this as fairly mineral. I could disern no suggestion of butter or vanilla which makes me think that it h... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


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