Domaine Noellat

The Noëllat tribe are abundant in this part of the Côte de Nuits. Two brothers, Charles and Ernest, flourished in the early part of the 20th century. Charles had a son, André, who died in 1941, and whose daughter Odile married Alain Hudelot, to form Domaine Hudelot-Noëllat in Vougeot. Domaine Charles Noëllat no longer exists since its purchase by Lalou Bize-Leroy in 1988.
Ernest had two sons, Georges and Henri. Domaine Georges Noëllat has passed down through daughter Marie-Thèrese to her sons Patrice and François Cheurlin. Henri meanwhile married Marie-Thèrese Jayer, daughter of Henri Jayer’s Uncle Edouard. They had a son, Michel – who married a distant cousin, Hélène Noëllat – and their children today run Domaine Michel Noëllat.

Jasper Morris MW, Burgundy Wine Director and author of the award-winning Inside Burgundy comprehensive handbook.

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