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Loire valley wines

Menetou-Salon Rouge

Loire valley wines

Locally known as ‘Les Marnes de Saint-Doulchard’, the Terres Blanches terroir is a Pinot Noir blessing as it thrives in the deep clays marls. The marls and clay provide a regular water supply from the spring up to the harvest season. The grapes are hand-picked at their opti- mal maturity and vinified in small vats. The Terres Blanches terroir raises the Menetou-Salon Rouge to the rank of Loire Premier Cru!

This wine is available in France from 16,90 € at your preferred wine shop, or at our online shop Aux Trésors de Bacchus
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100% Pinot Noir

Age of the vines

15 to 20 years


Terres Blanches


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: Ruby color

Nose - Palate: Supple and aromatic, full of ripe cherries and plums. Beautifully rich on the palate, with a candied fruit finish.

Serving temperature

17 - 18 °C.

Food Pairings

Crispy duck pancakes, grilled quail, pulled or char siu pork, seared salmon and tuna. Barbecues. Roast or other cooked beetroot dishes.

Awards & Accolades

Dated Millesime Awards Accolades Find out more
Jul 21 2018
Aug 22 2020

Wild berries, crushed blueberries and hints of baked plums and sweet spices on the nose. It’s medium-bodied with bright, vivid acidity. Not complex, but fresh and lively. Drink now.

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