Wine of Menetou-Salon - Domaine Franck Millet

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Menetou blanc
Menetou rouge





Sancerre blanc
Cuvée insolite
Sancerre rouge
Sancerre rosé

 

 

In the area surrounding Bourges, Menetou Salon includes,10 villages. The vineyard is planted on calcareous sediments. On these hillsides the soils are perfectly adapted for the production of Pinot Noir.

Characteristics : A classic Menetou Salon red wine expressesintense aromas of ripe cherries and prunes fruits ending a final spicy note.

Grape variety : Pinot noir 100% .

Pruning method : Single Guyot cut.

Plants/hectares : 6500 plants.

Soil type : Clay.

Vinification : the grapes on the vine are sorted before the harvest and then at the cellar once harvested. Maceration takes place over 10 days. Malolatic fermentation 8 months ageing in tanks. Adapted filtration before bottling.

Alcoholic strength : 12,5% Vol.

Residual sugar : < 2 g/l.

Acidity : < 3,5 g/l.

Cellaring : May be cellar aged up to 4-5 years.

Serving temperature : 14°

Recommendations : Menetou Salon red goes well with white meats, fish in sauce.