My first wine from Nicolas Potel’s new project – Domaine de Bellene. Not a big wine, but good length and balance. The palate was maybe on the commercial side, but still a pleasure. The bouquet was a bit disintegrated with a dominant vanilla note. Above average.
(2011 – 2017) 81p
Tasting Notes for this producer
- Domaine de Bellene (Potel) Vosne-Romanée Les Suchots 2009 August 1, 2011
- Domaine de Bellene (Potel) Cote de Nuit Village 2009 July 30, 2011
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