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Génération XIX Blanc Biodynamic Organic, Les Vins Alphonse Mellot, Sancerre, Centre Loire, France 2017

Loire, France

Génération XIX Blanc Biodynamic Organic, Les Vins Alphonse Mellot, Sancerre, Centre Loire, France 2017

Tasting Notes

This 100% Sauvignon white has a pleasingly complex nose mixing honey, lemon and dried fruits, and a shimmering pale gold robe and is full, fresh and rich on the palate with a saline finish.

Food Matches

White fish - monk fish or fish pie, Sweetbreads & Quiche

Wine Profile

Wine Type White wine

Vintage 2017

Style Aromatic Whites

Country France

Region Loire

Grower Name Alphonse Mellot

Grape Variety Sauvignon Blanc

ABV 13.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Bottle Size 75cl

Allergens Sulphites

Method Biodynamic, Vegan

SKU AMELLGENXIXBLA17

Grower

Alphonse Mellot

Alphonse Mellot

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… Read More

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Region

Loire

Loire

The Loire Valley is a well known wine producing region of Central France, defined by the river Loire which runs through it before emptying into the Atlantic Ocean. The region itself is so large and diverse that generalisations about terroir and soils are impossible, but the most well-known appellations include Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé, famed for their Sauvignon Blanc;… Read More

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Grape

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is a high quality white grape whose spiritual home is France, and more specifically the Loire Valley, where it produces crisp, acidic wines with green and citrus fruit flavours, and a hallmark streak of minerality in the best examples.In more recent years, the variety has been adopted by New Zealand as their signature white variety, showing concentrated… Read More

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