Wine Alphonse Mellot, Sancerre "En Grands Champs", 2006
Wine beautiful, deep carmine.
The wine has an elegant, fruity, fresh taste with silky tannins and a long finish with a slight metallic taste.
The aroma of the wine reveals notes of cherry, blackberry and pink pepper.
The wine is recommended to serve as an aperitif and digestif, with dishes simple and refined dishes, such as: Chicken liver pate with onion, steak with the bone marrow, red flesh peach, anise syrup drenched.
Sancerre "En Grands Champs" - is a wonderful wine made from the Pinot Noir grape, which is grown on the magnificent soils composed of limestone of the upper and lower layer, formed back in the Cretaceous period. The wine is aged in oak barrels for 14 months. The average annual volume of production - 3000 bottles.
Alfons Mello - one of the oldest family domains in Sancerre, the first mention of which relate to 1513, is located in the northern region of France - in the Loire Valley. The family Mello eldest sons, except the profession of his father, inherited the name. Now heads the domain wise Alphonse XVIII, and the winery manages energetic Alphonse XIX. Both believe that the quality of the wines is greatly influenced by the terroir, so the farm use only ecological methods of cultivation. In the vineyards located on clay and chalk soils, mostly grown noble Sauvignon, from which the magnificent, elegant, with a wonderful aroma and fruity wines. In addition to white, domain Alfons Mello produces red and rose wines from Pinot Noir harvested from the oldest vineyards, which according to legend, planted by the Romans. Wines Domaine Alphonse Mellot highly valued by experts around the world.