Château de Bellevue Morgon le Clos 2009
Born in Beaune, Claire Forestier has an extensive knowledge and expertise in Burgundy wines. In 2009, she met Xavier Barbet who had just purchased the Château de Bellevue. In collaboration with Winemaker Jean-Pierre Rodet, they set up a wine-cellar in the historical winery of the Château.
The estate was founded in 1996 when the owner of Chateau Gironnville,Remy Fouin, took 11 hectares of vineyard to create a new estate.It is located in Macau,about 10 miles north of the City of Bordeaux close to Chateau Gisours of Margaux and the Gironde estuary.It was bought by a Vincent Mulliez in 2004 and he invested a great deal of time,,effort and money before his untimely death at the age of 44 in 2010.It is now owned and run by his widow Isabelle
Food Pairings for Château de Bellevue Morgon le Clos
Morgon Le Clos displays toasted aromas along with notes of elderberry, black cherry and cinnamon. On the palate, this is a well-structured wine with firm and quality tannins.
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