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La Pointe Menetou Salon 2021 750ml

SKU: N2156336 ISBN: 376007308013
$23.99

Wine Information:

Country: France

Region: Loire

Sub-Region:

Appellation: Menetou Salon

Variety: Sauvignon lLanc

Type: Whites

Size: 750ml

$23.99

The Millet family founded “La Gemière” in 1981 on the slopes of the Loire
Valley. Since 2000, heirs Sébastien and Nicolas have carried on the tradition
of working their 19-hectare vineyard with a profound respect for the terroir.
The pebbly terrain called “La Caillote” is composed of clay, limestone, white
soil “Terres Blanches,” and red earth “Terres Rouges.”

As soon as the grapes are harvested, they are pressed and juices flow by
gravity into tanks. Must is racked 48 hours later, then preserved at low
temperatures for 4 to 7 days before fermentation. Thermo regulated alcoholic
fermentation. Lees aging 8-9 months.

Pronounced aromas of gooseberry, fresh grass, and ripe quince. Crisp and
refreshing on the palate, with notes of melon and citrus.

Perfect wine as an aperitif, or paired with shellfish, salads, seafood, and mild
cheeses. Winemaker Description. 

 

Pronounced aromas of gooseberry, fresh grass, and ripe quince. Crisp and refreshing on the palate. Perfect with shellfish, salads, seafood, and mild cheeses