Domaine Alphonse Mellot Sancerre Blanc Génération XIX 2016

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Country: France
Region: Loire Valley, Sancerre
Grape Variety: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage: 2016
Aging Potential: Drink now through 2024
Serving Temperature: 9 °C
Alcohol Level: 13.0%

- Organic & Biodynamic Wine -

The Wine
Pale green straw in colour, the wine showcases complex aromas of brilliant citrus, bitter herbs and toasted nuts. On the palate, it has hints of lemon, and honeydew melon with meadow blossom and rich length.

At the beginning of the XIX century, ALPHONSE MELLOT founded a tavern in Sancerre where one could savour the local wines and so began a flourishing trade that was to continue. In 1881 he was granted a licence to ship his wine throughout France and all over the World. This marked the beginning of a pacific conquest which has been pursued and developed by the family business from father to son ever since, with the eldest son continuing to bear the name of the Founder Alphonse.

The wines are produced from the upper Sancerre vineyard, the most famous of which is the « DOMAINE LA MOUSSIERE ». Its exceptional quality has led to it being officially classified as a unique category amongst the Sancerre wines. The DOMAINE DE LA MOUSSIERE comprises one single vineyard of over thirty hectares.

Producer Domaine Alphonse Mellot
Country France
Region Loire Valley
Color White
Classification Sancerre
Style Fresh and Fruity
Alcohol Content 13.0%
Serving Temperature 9 °C
Vintage 2016
Grape Variety 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Wine Closure Natural Cork
Cellaring Ready to Drink
Bottle Size 75cl

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