From Pouilly-Fumé Joseph Mellot produces a negociant, domaine, single vineyard and prestige cuvée wine. Located between Burgundy and the Berry region, the vineyards of Pouilly-Fumé cover a surface area of 1,317 hectares while those of Pouilly-Sur-Loire total 31 hectares. Four distinct soil types can be distinguished within the vineyards:
Oxfordian Villiers limestone – “caillottes”
Kimmeridgian marls – with fossilised oyster shells
Portlandian Barrois limestone – “caillottes”
Cretaceous flinty clay – flint
Pouilly-Fumés are marked by fruity and floral flavours backed up with great freshness and length.
Five Centuries of Loire Family Winemaking
Pouilly-Fumé Domaine des Mariniers
Named after the boatmen that used to transport the wine to market along the Loire river, this wine oozes elegance.
Pouilly-Fumé Grande Cuvée des Edvins, Cuvée Prestige
Complex and masterful Pouilly-Fumé handcrafted from 30 year old vines. It displays exuberant fruit and floral flavours.
Pouilly-Fumé Le Chant des Vignes
Zesty Sauvignon Blanc , this is a classic to win the hearts of any follower of this insatiably popular grape.
Pouilly-Fumé Le Troncsec
A single vineyard wine from the pretty St Laurent L’Abbaye commune, with delicate minerality and flavours of mango and citrus.