Château de Maupas Menetou Salon

    AOC MENETOU SALON

    The nose reveals aromatic notes of mint, citrus and pepper. Fresh, fruity and a little spicy, the mouth is fresh with aromas of citrus and flowers.

    ESTATE

    Property of the family Maupas for more than three centuries, the castle belonged to the attorney general of Louis XV. Duchess of Berry, granddaughter of Henry IV and mother of Comte de Chambord, stayed during the war of Vendée.

    SITE

    The vines are located all around the castle in a village named Morogues.

    GRAPE VARIETY

    100% Sauvignon Blanc.

    SOIL

    Calcareous sediments from the Upper Jurassic (Kimmeridgian).

    GROWING METHOD

    In the vineyards they practice lutte raisonnée. There is no irrigation, no pesticides and no herbicides.

    TILLAGE

    Ridging, ploughing and digging, with yield regulation by budding.

    SURFACE AREA

    3,5 hectares.

    DENSITY

    7000 vines / hectares.

    VINIFICATION

    Vinified and aged on fine lees.

    AGEING

    8 months in stainless steel tanks before bottling.

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