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Menetou Salon: Domaine Jean Teiller Rouge 2018

A benchmark Pinot Noir from Domaine Jean Teiller. An exuberant wine, this Menetou Salon rouge drinks very well lightly chilled and it's an ideal partner for barbecued food and substantial salads.
Bottle
£16.25
Bottle (Case)
£195.00
Tasting Notes
This Menetou Salon red wine (from 100% Pinot Noir) positively bursts with bright berry and cherry fruit over a background of supple tannins.
About this wine
Style Red Wine, Sec, Light-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Loire, Menetou Salon
Grape Variety (Cépage) Pinot Noir
Organic Organic
Vintage 2018
Cellarage Best drunk young within two to six years of the vintage.
Vinification Takes place in stainless steel vats after the grapes have been entirely de-stalked.
Alcohol By Volume (%) 13
Producer

Jean-Jacques Teiller

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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