Menetou Salon: Domaine Jean Teiller Rosé 2019
This Mentou Salon rosé wine from pure organically-grown Pinot Noir exhibits similar finesse to the Domaine Teiller Blanc, and is ideal for alfresco imbibing!
A lovely coral-pink colour, this delicate, dry rosé wine from Domaine Jean Teiller in Mentou Salon has ripe, summer berry scents and flavours prior to a clean, fresh finish. Certified organic.
|Style||Rose Wine, Sec, Light-bodied, Non Sparkling|
|Wine Region||Loire, Menetou Salon|
|Grape Variety (Cépage)||Pinot Noir|
|Food & Wine Matching||Olives, Seafood|
|Cellarage||Best drunk young within two to six years of the vintage.|
|Vinification||Harvested as late as possible for optimum ripeness, Jean-Jacque's rosé is saignant a process whereby the wine is made by running off a certain amount of free-run juice from just-crushed dark-skinned grapes after a short, prefermentation maceration.|
|Alcohol By Volume (%)||14.5|
The Teiller family are amongst Yapp Brothers' longest-serving suppliers and theirs is a typical small family business. Annual production of the white, from Sauvignon Blanc, is in the region of 50,000 bottles, half of which is sold direct from the cellar door. The family also produces fine Menetou Salon rosé and red wine from pure Pinot Noir. Jean-Jacques and his wife Monique are now ably assisted by their daughter and son-in-law Patricia and Olivier who met in Beaune where Patricia was studying oenology. Following a placement in New Zealand, the Teiller's philosophy today is "Cautious modernization with the utmost respect for tradition."
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