Menetou-Salon RougeLoire valley wines
Locally known as ‘Les Marnes de Saint-Doulchard’, the Terres Blanches terroir is a Pinot Noir blessing as it thrives in the deep clays marls. The marls and clay provide a regular water supply from the spring up to the harvest season. The grapes are hand-picked at their opti- mal maturity and vinified in small vats. The Terres Blanches terroir raises the Menetou-Salon Rouge to the rank of Loire Premier Cru!
100% Pinot Noir
Age of the vines
15 to 20 years
Hand and machine harvested Alcoholic fermentation (16-20°C) in stainless steel tanks for 3 weeks. No malolactic fermentation. 6 months ageing on fine lees with weekly batonnage. lt is bottled in the spring following the harvest.
Color: Ruby color
Nose - Palate: Supple and aromatic, full of ripe cherries and plums. Beautifully rich on the palate, with a candied fruit finish.
17 - 18 °C.
Crispy duck pancakes, grilled quail, pulled or char siu pork, seared salmon and tuna. Barbecues. Roast or other cooked beetroot dishes.