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 ROYAUX
40-year-old vines are planted in predominantly clay-limestone soil in Cravant les Coteaux and benefit from south-eastern exposure.
The grapes are destemmed and fermented for 20 days under monitored temperatures. The wine is aged in tanks.
Bottled in the property by Joseph Mellot.
Deep red in colour with purple highlights.
Fruity nose with aromas of black fruit (elder tree, blackberry).
Full and round on the palate with soft, fine tannins.
The perfect match for deli meats, poultry, grilled or stewed meats, game and some cow’s milk cheeses such as camembert.
Ideal serving temperature : 15° C.