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BellivièreCalligramme Jasnières
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. Calligramme is the old-vine version of Les Rosiers: a Jasnières bottling from multiple parcels, with vines ranging in age from 50 to 75 years old, on particularly rocky, tuffeau-rich clay-flint soils on south-southwest-facing slopes. The collective yield is a modest 25-35 hl/ha....
Biodynamic
DB8416-15
BellivièreEparses Vieilles Vignes Coteaux du Loir
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. Éparses is Bellivière's oldest-vine cuvée, with ages ranging from 70 to 86 years old, across multiple parcels in the Coteaux du Loir: the name "éparses" is in fact in reference to the parcellation of the vineyards. These old vines on flinty clay soils, rich in tuffeau (soft...
Biodynamic
DB8399-15
BellivièreL'Effraie Coteaux-du-Loir
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. L`Effraie or "the owl”--in reference to local vineyard inhabitants--is a Coteaux du Loir sourced from Bellivière's "younger" non-Jasnières vines, which by their definition effectively means anything under 50 years old, some of them as young as 10 years old.  The collective yield...
Biodynamic
DB8415-17
BellivièreL'Effraie Coteaux-du-Loir
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. L`Effraie—or "the owl”, in reference to local vineyard inhabitants—is a Coteaux du Loir sourced from Bellivière's "younger" non-Jasnières vines, which by their definition effectively means anything under 50 years old, some of them as young as 10 years old.  The collective yield...
Biodynamic
DB8415-16
BellivièreLe Rouge Gorge Coteaux du Loir
Pineau d'Aunis from Loire, France
100% Pineau d'Aunis. Rouge Gorge or "red throat" is named in honor of a small finch that appears in the vineyards in the springtime. The Pineau vines are aged 25 to 45 years old and are scattered amongst a few parcels in the Coteaux du Loir appellation; they yield relatively little at an average of...
Biodynamic
DB0409-17
BellivièreLes Arches Castor
Cabernet Franc from Loire, France
70% Cabernet Franc/30% Cabernet Sauvignon.  In order to face the challenges of multiple frost-afflicted vintages in the Coteaux du Loir, the Nicolas family has expanded their cellar and begun a new line of négoce wines under the "Les Arches de Bellivière" label in the 2016 vintage. From a like-...
Biodynamic
DB8842-17
BellivièreLes Arches Confluence
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. In order to face the challenges of multiple frost-afflicted vintages in the Coteaux du Loir, the Nicolas family has expanded their cellar and begun a new line of négoce wines under the "Les Arches de Bellivière" label in the 2016 vintage. From a like-minded grower in the Petits...
Biodynamic
DB8841-17
BellivièreLes P'tits Vélos NV
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. P'tits Vélos is Bellivière's first commercial release of sparkling wine. Though the label does not indicate so, the wine in the bottle is from exclusively 2013 fruit; 2013 was a challenging vintage for full ripening that far north in the Loire Valley, in the Jasnières appellation...
Biodynamic
DB8809-NV
BellivièreLes Rosiers Jasnières
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. Les Rosiers is from Bellivière's "young vines", which by their definition effectively means anything under 50 years old, some of them as young as 10 years old. The collective yield is a modest 25-35 hl/ha. The parcels are scattered throughout Jasnières on flinty, clay-limestone...
Biodynamic
DB0547-17
BellivièrePrémices Jasnières
Chenin Blanc from Loire, France
100% Chenin Blanc. Prémices is Bellivière's opening Chenin Blanc, a Jasnières which was originally made from fruit from vines in conversion to biodynamic farming after Eric and Christine Nicolas's aquisition of the Bellivière estate. Since the whole estate is now fully converted to biodynamics,...
Biodynamic
DB0382-17