Sancerre La Demoiselle Alphonse Mellot 2014 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Sancerre La Demoiselle Alphonse Mellot 2014

  • Red fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Rising star
  • Color: White
  • Organic
  • 13 %
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Silky

When Pinot Noir is grown on clay and flint soils, the result is truly surprising! More info

The red Sancerre La Demoiselle is produced from flint and clay soil. Pinot Noir is not often grown in this type of soil, which lends it a certain originality. Characterised by beautiful notes of cherry with a peppery, stony character, this wine is a real surprise for the taste-buds.

Sancerre La Demoiselle Alphonse Mellot serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Canard sauvage, Oeufs pochés, Poires à la cannelle.

  • Vintage score: 17/20
  • Lot presentation
    Sancerre La Demoiselle Alphonse Mellot

    Cuvée presentation

    The red Sancerre La Demoiselle is produced from flint and clay soil. Pinot Noir is not often grown in this type of soil, which lends it a certain originality. Characterised by beautiful notes of cherry with a peppery, stony character, this wine is a real surprise for the taste-buds.

    Information about domain Alphonse Mellot

    The Mellot family arrived in Sancerre in 1513 and since that time there have been eighteen generations producing wine from father to son - and all named Alphonse! As well as this extraordinary family background, it was of course the wines, both their whites and reds, which attracted our attention. These Sancerre wines bear no comparison with the rest of the appellation. Furthermore, these are the only Sancerre wines that bear the words ""hors concours"" (unrivalled). Alphonse Senior (the 18th Alphonse) has now made way for Alphonse Junior and his daughter Emmanuelle. For almost ten years, the two young winemakers have been asserting their approach. The way the vines are worked is quite simply exceptional: biodynamic, without any synthetic inputs and the plants are maintained by hand. Whenever asked to talk about their work, Alphonse and Emmanuelle like to quote from the French classic Le Petit Prince: “One only understands the things that one tames”. And indeed, vintage after vintage, the two brothers and sister continue to tame their terroirs. The wines are produced here with great craftsmanship, as if they were a work of art. One of the very finest Sancerre domaines - producing wines which have to be tried!

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 good appearance
    • Origin: Trade
    • Recoverable VAT: Yes
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Loire
    • Appellation/Wine: Sancerre
    • Producer/Owner: Alphonse Mellot
    • Vintage: 2014
    • Color: White
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Biodynamics
    • Size (in ha): 1.2
    • Volume: 3000 bottles
    • Intensity: Silky
    • Dominant aroma: Red fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 100% Chardonnay
    Sancerre La Demoiselle Alphonse Mellot
    Sancerre La Demoiselle Alphonse Mellot

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