Les Blanchais Menetou-Salon AOC

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Product code 1812
Category WHITE WINES
Brand Domaine Pellé
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"Its terroir provides its strength and its exposure provides its freshness. At the start of the 1980’s, a passion for the vine inspired Domaine Pellé to separately vinify our premier clos: les blanchais. We rightly believed that the complexity of the land is re ected in the wine.... These old vines deliver power and length in both the nose and on the palate. Citrus fruit and vegetal notes gently mingle with a subtle minerality without ever being too heavy or too exuberant.A bottle that only improves with age..." (www.henry-pelle.com)

Technical informations

Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc 100%

Soil: Kimmeridgian marl bedrock, primarily clay and limestone on the surface, with some int (15-20%).

Year of planting: 1966 (massale selection) 

Exposure: north-east

Density of plantation: 6500 plants/hectare 

Vinification and ageing: direct pressing of grapes on arrival at the winery, settling, fermentation in wooden vats, casks and stainless steel vats. Ageing on the lees, in wooden vats, casks (predominantly) and stainless steel vats. 

Sensory

Colour: crystalline straw yellow with greenish reflections

Bouquet: intense and complex, with citrus and vegetable notes, floral (elder) and minerals.

Taste: vibrant and full bodied, fresh and savory. Balanced and harmonic, with mineral finish and persistent.

 

 





alcohol:  13,5%
Country:  FRANCE
Region:  VALLE DELLA LOIRA
Volume:  0,75
Year:  2016