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.
POUILLY FUME le Loriot
The vines are planted in soil predominantly composed of Kimmeridgian marls with clay.
WORK IN THE VINEYARD
Environmently friendly frowing methods are adapted to suit each terroir.
Following cold static settling, fermentation takes place at low temperatures in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks.
Pale yellow colour with sparkling highlights.
The nose is dominated by fruity notes (orange).
The mouth is full with a great roundness.
A marvellous match for shellfish and fish such as sole, salmon or trout, lobster or with composed salads.
May also be enjoyed on its own as an aperitif.
It is ideally served at a temperature of 8° to 10°C.
After pouring the wine, allow it to breathe for a few moments in the glass before enjoying.