Our heritage
Joseph Mellot - Mr MELLOT Chevalier de Sancerre
IN THE 1920s

The great-grandfather of Alexandre, Alphonse Mellot, is the first winemaker of Sancerre to exhibit his wines at the Foire de Paris and to win several medals in wine and culinary events. He then opened a warehouse in the Halle aux vins of Bercy to develop his sales in the capital. His 2 sons Edmond and Joseph, succeeded him in the company in 1946.

Joseph Mellot - Mr MELLOT
IN THE 1960s

JOSEPH MELLOT already exports to Denmark, the Netherlands and Great Britain. The winery will continuously develop its standing and image.

Joseph Mellot - 003_SANCERRE 1017_829
IN 1969

Edmond and Joseph separate. The vineyard is shared and the two MELLOT branches are born. Joseph Mellot takes over the winery and gives it his own name.

Joseph Mellot - Mr Mellot, Catherine Corbeau Mellot, Alexandre Mellot
IN 1984

His son Alexandre, husband of Catherine Corbeau Mellot, succeeds him. Alexandre Mellot was one of the first to believe in the promising potential of Sancerre wines from Centre-Loire. He takes over the family domaine and decides to expand the vineyard, modernize production tools and gives a new impetus to exports. He is then joined in 1987 by Catherine Corbeau Mellot, who becomes the head of sales and communication.

Joseph Mellot - 002_SANCERRE 1017_083
SINCE 2005

Following the untimely death of Alexandre Mellot, who had succeeded his father Joseph in 1984, Catherine Corbeau Mellot took over the reins of the domaine.