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CHINON LES MORINIERES
CHINON LES MORINIERES

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.

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.

CHINON LES MORINIERES

GRAPE VARIETY

Cabernet Franc

 

TERROIR

The 40year old vines are planted in predominantly clayey-limestone soil and benefit from south-eastern exposure.

 

VINIFICATION

The grapes are destemmed and fermented for 20 days in temperature controlled tanks. Maturation takes place in vats.

 

CHARACTERISTICS 

Deep red in colour with purple flecks.

The nose is fruity with aromas of black fruits (blackcurrant, elderberry) and violets.

Full and round on the palate with soft, delicate tannins.

 

SERVING SUGGESTIONS 

An excellent accompaniment to cold meats, poultry, grilled meats, game and cow’s milk cheeses such as Camembert.

Ideal serving temperature: 15°c.

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