Château de Bellevue, one of the Barbet family’s latest acquisitions, is a majestic estate, part of the Villié-Morgon village, in South Burgundy. Over the years, it has been the home of prestigious occupants, such as the Lumière Brothers, inventors of the cinema, and Princess Lieven of Russia. With a total of 22 hectares of Gamay planted in Morgon, Château de Bellevue is one of the major domains of the appellation.
Well respected winemaker Claire Forestier from Burgundy, Beaujolais, is now working for the Château de Bellevue since 2009. Along with Xavier Barbet, they produce superb wines including: Morgon Les Charmes & Morgon Les Clos. “I aim to offer our consumers “terroir” wines, respecting the tipicity and personality of each Cru”.