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MENETOU-BLANC

Menetou-Salon White AOP

  • Grape variety: 100% Sauvignon
  • Pruning: Single Guyot
  • Plants/hectares: 7,000
  • Soil type: 50% clay-limestone and 50% Kimmeridgian marl
  • Vinification: Static racking of the must

    Slow, low temperature alcoholic fermentation in thermoregulated stainless steel vats for 7 to 10 weeks.
    No malolactic fermentation.
    Stirring of the lees for 3 to 5 weeks.
    Light filtration.

  • Alcoholic content: 12.5% Vol
  • Residual sugar: < 2.5 g/L
  • Acidity : 4,5 g/L

Characteristics

Pale yellow with silver tints.
Powerful nose, open very young. Very characteristic aroma of the Sauvignon grape variety: citrus fruits.
Pronounced citrus fruit with loads of freshness and good acidity giving the wine lovely length on the palate.

  • tonneau
    Cellaring: May be cellar-aged for 3-5 years
  • temperature
    Serving temperature: Serve at 10-12°C (54°F)
  • fromage
    Recommendations:

    Perfect as an aperitif, ideal to accompany fish, shellfish and white pasta cheeses.

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