Château Bellisle Mondotte | Organic estate winery in Saint-Laurent-des-Combes, to the south-east of the commune of St-Émilion in the Saint-Émilion AOC region on the right bank of the Bordeaux region.

Owner | Heritiers Escure. Jean-Marie Bouldy (whose own estate is Château Bellegrave à Pomerol) has been looking after the vineyard and winemaking at Bellisle Mondotte since 1987. He elevated the quality of the wine to the level of a St-Émilion cru classé, although the wine itself is not entitled to that appellation. 

Vineyards | 2016 4.5 hectares. 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc (M Bio 2016). Sur un côteau argilo calcaire très pentu.

Terroir | In St Laurent des Combes. Neighbours include Château La Mondotte and Château Tertre Roteboeuf. All the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation in barrique, stays on the lees for 3-4 months, and undergoes battonage to gives the wine fatness,” (Richards Walford).

Organic certification | 2013 First vintage with full organic certification.

Red wines

Saint-Émilion Grand Cru, Château Bellisle Mondotte | 2001 Well made, nice fruit and texture when tasted in Bristol in 2004 (sample from Roy Richards). | 2014 Lovely stuff, clear plum flavours at Millésime Bio Jan 2016.

Contact

Château Bellisle Mondotte, F-33330 St Laurent des Combes (Gironde), France / Tel+33 (0)5.57.24.73.23