The Belliard family, from the Escoussans community
in Entre-Deux-Mers, has been involved in the wine
business since the 15th century. Its first vines
were planted by Pierra Belliard, in 1497. For
centuries, the Belliard family sold its wine through
the Place de Bordeaux.
turn of the 20th century, Roger Belliard decided to
begin expanding the sale of bottled wine. A few
years later, his son Alain furthered the property's
expanion by diversifying its branches in France.
Xavier Belliard, a wine producer and oenologist,
represents the Belliard family's 17th generation,
which now has 95 hectares of vines spread over some
of the most prestigious grounds in Bordeaux. Each
plot is chosen for its optimal quality and
producer and oenologist, Xavier Belliard supervises
each step in the creation of the wine. He has
connections with the best wine producers in
Bordeaux, as maintaining a good social circle is
part of the MBV's philosophy.