Joseph Mellot, Sancerre La Chatellenie, 2019
Region: Sancerre, Loire, France
Bottle size: 75cl
Grape: Sauvignon Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc thrives in the flint rich soils of Sancerre, giving it its distinctive gun-flint flavours. Aged on it's fine lees preserving all its freshness and depth. Pale gold colour with green hues. Tropical fruits ( pineapple, mango) Final note of passion fruit. Delicate, supple and harmonious attack, nice fullness. Flintstone notes. Tropical and citrus fruits, long and aromatic finish.
Perfect with fish, seafood or goats cheese
La Chatellenie is a single vineyard of 22 hectares with ancient soils from the Cretaceous period. This flint-rich siliceous clay imparts the subtle hint of gun-flint. All vineyard processes are carried out in an environmentally-friendly manner, adapted to each terroir.