2009 Alphonse Mellot, "En Grands Champs" Pinot Noir, Loire

Press and Tasting Notes

Beautiful deep crimson colour. A very big area of land located on Lusitanian to Portlandian period cretaceous rock at the top of the Moussiere where a pocket of Buzancais limestone gives it compact fine grained features. Mulberries, morello cherries and pink peppercorns melt into long lasting silky tannins.

Region

LOIRE

France’s Loire Valley stretches almost 300 kilometers inland from the Atlantic Ocean following the Loire River and its tributaries.  The region is famous not only for its incredibly food-friendly wi ... Read More »

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