The Melon de Bourgogne, a unique grape variety !
The Melon de Bourgogne, also known as the Melon B, is a grape variety which came from Burgundy. However, today, it is only found in our region.
The Melon de Bourgogne is the result of the crossing between the very famous Pinot Noir and the Gouais Blanc. The latter has now completely disappeared, so we think that the Melon de Bourgogne is a very old grape variety.
The Melon has round-shaped leaves reminiscent of the melon. It also produces small round yellow berries.
Melon B requires a lot of attention from us because it is a very delicate, sensitive and fragile grape variety. It is not very vigorous which allows it to perfectly reveal its Terroir, Our Terroir.
The Melon de Bourgogne flourishes wonderfully in the Nantes region due to the oceanic climate and our clayey-siliceous soils.
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