Details

  • Type: White
  • Country: France
  • Region: Loire Valley
  • Vintage: 2017
  • Producer: Joseph Mellot
  • Primary grape: Sauvignon Blanc
  • Bottle size: 75cl
  • List price: £17.62
  • Code: 11334
  • Awards:
    • 2018, Bronze Decanter World Wine Awards 2019
    • 2018, Bronze International Wine Challenge 2019

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Leaf

Expression

Zesty, herbaceous or aromatic whites

Calamari
Avocado Toast
  • High-acid cheeses such as goats’ or sheeps’ cheese e.g. crottin de Chavignol, pecorino. Lightly smoked cheese
  • Calamari, cerviche. Delicate white fish e.g. sole. Fried with chips, kedgeree, mackerel, shellfish, smoked trout
  • Anise, bay leaf, caraway, chervil, coriander, dill, ginger, lemongrass, mint, oregano, parsley, tarragon
  • Steamed, braised chicken, pork, veal
  • Light creamy herb, fishbased sauces, olive oil or light cream e.g. clam sauce. Apple with less-dry wines, tartare sauce
  • Good with Thai dishes (less sweet) and moderately spiced fish and shellfish dishes e.g. fish or chicken tagine, harissa
  • Asparagus, avocado, goat’s cheese, smoked-fish salads. Olives, peas, spinach, vegetarian quiches

About the Wine

This superb white wine produced by Joseph Mellot originates from the Central Vineyards area of the Loire Valley. You won't find this wine stocked in multiple retailers. Available in 75cl bottles, distributed in the UK by Hatch Mansfield. La Gravelière Sancerre is an inspired wine, made from Pinot Noir grapes. This screwcap wine is created with added sulphites. Like many wines in our list, this wine is suitable for vegan diets. Elegant and zesty, delicious with dishes featuring smoked salmon, tomatoes, asparagus, green herbs, goat's cheese or white fish.

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