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.
BOURGUEIL LE FRETVAL
This beautiful 35-year-old vineyards sits atop clay-limestone soil and benefits from south-eastern exposure.
The grapes are destemmed and fermented for 20 days under monitored temperatures. The wine is aged in both tanks and barrel.
Beautiful, deep red in colour.
Expressive nose with notes of ripe redberries and forest undergrowth.
Velvety and mouth filling on the palate with lovely tannic structure.
Enjoy with pâtés, grilled meat and fish as well as with game.
Ideal serving temperature : 15°C.