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Loire valley wines

Menetou-Salon White

Loire valley wines

Curated from the best parcels of Terres Blanches terroir (Kimmeridgian Marls), our Menetou-Salon is late-harvested to reach the ideal maturity. Its aromatic purity (fresh cassis, boxwood...) and refreshing tonicity reflect the utmost care taken during all stages of vinification.

Grape-variety

100% Sauvignon Blanc

Age of the vines

15 to 20 years

Soil

Clay and limestone

Vinification

Hand and machine harvested Alcoholic fermentation (16-20°C) in stainless steel tanks for 3 weeks. No malolactic fermentation. 6 months ageing on fine lees with weekly batonnage. lt is bottled in the spring following the harvest.

Tasting notes

Color : Light golden color

Nose : A chic nose fuses honeyed peach and perfumed citrus with satisfyingly smoky mineral crunch.

Palate : The palate is succulent and clean, with gusts of fresh grapefruit lifting this richly textural sauvignon. Restrained, with a long and balanced finish. Attractive and enticing.

Serving temperature

10 - 12 °C.

Food Pairings

Roasted Sea Bass with Lemon and Rosemary, Lemon Chicken

Awards & Accolades

Dated Millesime Awards Accolades Find out more
July 21 2020

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