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Wine Region: Loire Valley - Sancerre - France
Grape: 100% Sauvignon Blanc.
Tasting notes: 'The 2020 Sancerre La Moussiere opens clear, intense and elegant on the nose, with fully ripe, yellow-fleshed stone fruit aromas (mango, peach) intertwined with refreshing phenolic and also algae notes. Full-bodied, intense and powerful on the palate, this is a mighty but elegant and finely refreshing Sancerre from Kimmeridigian marls. The finish is stimulatingly pure, fresh and saline. 14.5% stated alcohol. Diam cork. Tasted in January 2022.' Robert Parker's Wine Advocate.
Expert Rating: Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 90/100 | Decanter 92/100
How to Enjoy: superb pairing with fish tartare, mussels "à la Charentaise", pike with white butter sauce, chanterelle mushroom omelet, baked Norway lobsters, trout meunière, pike in saffron, braised ham with white sauce, tripe cooked the Caen way, Chavignol goat-milk cheeses, puff pastries...
About the winery: For much of its recent history, the Mellot family has crafted its miraculous Sauvignons in a highly popular region where standards were continuously dropping and the viticulture and wine making was becoming more and more industrial. Alphonse Mellot was, and is, one of the beacons of quality in a region where today
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