Golden color with green reflections. Powerful, rich nose, with notes of citrus, peach, and white flowers. When shaken, the nose reveals even more of its aromatic power and complexity. The attack is crisp and full-bodied. The acidity ensures that there is a good balance and the notes of white flowers enhance the fruity aromas on the nose. Lingers well, remains on the palette.
Production Area: 9 ha of which 3.5 ha are planted with vines over 20 years old
Varietal Blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Soil: Shallow clay limestone
Location: Situated on the side of the slopes located in the communes of Menetou-Salon, Parassy, and Aubinges
Harvest: Harvested at optimum maturity at the end of September/beginning of October
Vinification: De-stemmng; the press is filled by conveyor belt. Pneumatic pressing is slow and gentle to limit the extraction of plant compounds. Cold, static racking. Fermentation in thermo-regulated vats for 8-10 weeks.
Aging: 95% in tank, 5% in barrel. Estate bottled in March.
Food Pairings: The Menetou-Salon Blanc is the perfect accompaniment to fish, shellfish, white meat, poultry, chèvre…or simply as an aperitif.
Serving Temperature: Drink around 12°C
Cellaring Potential: Keep 3-5 years