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.
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The vineyard is located near Bourges, south of Sancerre, on gentle slopes. The soil is composed of clay and limestone overlying Kimmeridgian marls.
WORK IN THE VINEYARD
Environmentally friendly growing methods are adapted to suit each terroir.
Long fermentation lasting 15 to 18 days.
Intense ruby red in colour, clear and brilliant.
Red (cherry) and black (blackberry, blackcurrant) fruit on the nose.
Soft at first with well-integrated tannins. Good volume finishes with lovely length.
A refreshing, delectable wine.
A good match for deli meats, grilled meats and white meats.
Ideal serving temperature is between 12° and 14°C.