This historic 500 year old family owned estate in Sancerre, has become a specialist in the production of Great Wines from Centre Loire Valley thanks to its unrivalled know how.
Joseph Mellot wines express the quintessence of each of their terroirs.
Known for and distinguished by their high quality in more than 40 countries
globally, Joseph Mellot wines are the Ambassador for the Loire’s finest vintages.
Under the leadership of Catherine Corbeau Mellot, the Estate is now committed to sustainable development using Sustainable Agricultural methods to cultivate its vines.
CREMANT DE LOIRE LE MARQUIS
Chardonnay, Chenin blanc.
Predominantly limestone based terroirs in the Saumur an Anjou regions.
Crafted from handpicked grapes, this is the finest example of the traditional method in the Loire Valley.
After bottle fermentation is complete, the wine is stored horizontally for 18 months.
Pale gold in colour with golden highlights.
Fine, lasting bubbles. Chardonnay lends roundness and richness while Chenin blanc adds freshness and vivacity.
The first nose is bold with quince, reminiscent of thehenin blanc grape followed by aromas of honey and brioche.
An overall pleasing, lasting nose.
Full-bodied on the palate with lovely sensations from the bubbles. The finish is long and refreshing.
This Crémant de Loire stands out for its fine aromas and flavours as well as its freshness.
A perfect wine to serve as an aperitif, ideally seved at8°C. Excellent with fruit desserts or with almond cakes.