2021 Domaine Henry Pelle Menetou-Salon Les Blanchais Loire, France
VARIETALS: Sauvignon Blanc
VINEYARD: Les Blanchais vineyard in the commune of Morogues. Was the estate's first single-vineyard wine, started in the 1980's.
SOIL: Kimmeridgean limestone and silex.
VITICULTURE: Practicing organic. Soils plowed. Hand-harvested.
VINIFICATION: Fermented with natural yeast. 70% wood, 30% tank.
AGING: Aged in a combo on 70% wood (Foudres and used 400L barrels) and 30% tank for 11 months.
- Country France
- Region Loire Valley
- Appellation Menetou-Salon
- Style White Wine
- Producer Pelle
- Farming Practices Organic
- Grapes Sauvignon Blanc
- Food Pairings Roast White Meats, Root Veggies, Fresh Seafood, White Sauce, Crunchy Greens
- Characteristics Flexes w/ Food, Zippy, Bright and Fresh