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Menetou-Salon Blanc

Menetou-Salon AOP

Our Menetou-Salon is the newborn wine of the J. de Villebois Loire Sauvignon Blanc family !

Following its never ending quest of the Great Loire Sauvignon Blanc, with the addition of the Menetou Salon, J. de Villebois welcomes another prestigious appellation within its Loire Sauvignon Blanc family. Located in the famous “witch” area of the Berry, Menetou-Salon is a natural link between the Touraine and the Sancerre wines. For the second year, our J. de Villebois Menetou-Salon concentrates all the values of the J. de Villebois winehouse : aromatic intensity, cleanliness, zingyness, tailor-made ageing…

This wine is available in France from 15,45 € at your preferred wine shop, or at our online shop Aux trésors de Bacchus
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VINEYARD

Produced on the villages of Morogues and Humbligny on Kimmeridgien marls.

WINEMAKING PROCESS

The grapes are machine-picked, pressed into a pneumatic press after a 12 hours skin-contact maceration. The grape juices are fermented traditionally in tanks during 7 to 15 days.

AGEING

The newly made wine is aged on its fine lees in stainless steel tanks during 6 months. It is then blended and bottled in the spring following the harvest.

Tasting notes

COLOR

Pale yellow color.

NOSE

Intense nose of exotic fruit flavors, peach and wild flowers.

PALATE

A soft yet refreshing palate. Enjoy the feeling of eating a ripe sauvignon berry while tasting this wine. Pair it with white fish and fruits! Delicious.

Notes & awards

Date Vintage Publication Note
May 2020 2019 James Suckling 90pts
May 2018 2017 Concours Mondial de Bruxelles Argent
May 2016 2015 Concours Mondial du Sauvignon Gold
February 2021 2018 Restaurant Wine by Ronn Wiegand MW 4+ stars
February 2020 2018 Blue Lifestyle 91pts
August 2022 2021 James Suckling 91pts

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