Wine Alphonse Mellot, Chardonnay "Les Penitents", 2008
The wine has a very beautiful, transparent golden yellow.
The wine has a beautifully balanced, refreshing, mineral taste with vanilla and creamy nuances and fresh aftertaste with notes of smoked meat.
Initially, the aroma of wine a few closed, but soon reveals hints of white acacia flowers, honey and cream notes.
The purity of this wine is underlined oysters, clams, and goat cheese.
Perfectly refreshing wine Chardonnay "Les Penitents", which wonderfully combines the flavors of the Loire and the minerality of Chablis, certainly worth a try. Mineral, fruity flavor of the wine opens with notes of citrus expressive (lemon, grapefruit) and tropical fruits, and slim and balanced flavor - hints of lemon. Chardonnay "Le Penitan" can surprise their quality and give a lot of pleasant moments in the company of close friends!
Alfons Mello - one of the oldest family domains in Sancerre, the first mention of which relate to 1513, is located in the northern region of France - in the Loire Valley. The family Mello eldest sons, except the profession of his father, inherited the name. Now heads the domain wise Alphonse XVIII, and the winery manages energetic Alphonse XIX. Both believe that the quality of the wines is greatly influenced by the terroir, so the farm use only ecological methods of cultivation. In the vineyards located on clay and chalk soils, mostly grown noble Sauvignon, from which the magnificent, elegant, with a wonderful aroma and fruity wines. In addition to white, domain Alfons Mello produces red and rose wines from Pinot Noir harvested from the oldest vineyards, which according to legend, planted by the Romans. Wines Domaine Alphonse Mellot highly valued by experts around the world.