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.
COTEAUX DU GIENNOIS rouge
Pinot Noir 80 % - Gamay 20 %
The vines are planted in soil that is composed predominantly of Kimmeridgian marls.
WORK IN THE VINEYARD
Environmentally friendly growing methods are adapted to suit each terroir.
The grape are completely destemmed and fermented for 10 days under monitored temperatures.
After malolactic fermentations is complete, the wine is aged for 10 months in oak barrels with a proportion of 30% new oak.
Very deep ruby red.
The nose starts with red berry notes then fragrances of roasted coffee and toast appear.
The attack is full, with a woody finish and a spicy detail. The final taste ends with well-rounded tannins and slightly sweet hints.
OUR SERVING SUGGESTIONS
Enjoy with elaborate meals, feathered game...
Ideal serving temperature : 15°C.