Alphonse Mellot / Sancerre La Moussiere / 750mL
Organic and Biodynamic Viticulture
The Mellot family have been crafting wines in Sancerre since the early 16th century. They are among the legends of the region, and their La Moussiere vineyard rests in the heart and center of Sancerre itself, sporting the classic mix of white chalk and heavier clay. While La Moussiere produces one of the most famous white Sancerre’s of all, there is a small section of red Pinot Noir planted here as well - and the result is a textured, ripe, dark berry version from 45 year-old vines aged for a year in mostly 100% new oak barrels! Robust and broad, this is a sturdy and profound pinot noir that can hold itself well against hearty winter foods. A big wine for those who like bold pinot noir.
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