TOURAINE MESLAND

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TOURAINE MESLAND

Production Region

Did you know ?

The vineyards at Mesland were planted by the monks of Marmoutier Abbey, and were the first to introduce the Gamay grape to the area in 1838.  Gamay then spread throughout the region at the expense of Côt.

Climate

Clima

Semi-continental climate

Soil type

Reds: soils are rich in flint and siliceous sand

Whites: siliceous clay over tuffeau

Varietals

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White: Chenin, Sauvignon, Chardonnay

Red: Gamay, Cabernet Franc, Côt

Colour(s) and Style(s)

Dry white, rosé, red

Annual Production*

3 100 hl

or around 413 300 bottles

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Producers

9

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Basic Yield

Reds and rosés : 55 hl/ha 

Whites : 60 hl/ha 

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Conservation

10°-16°

elevage Well-structured reds 3 - 5 years

Whites and Rosés: 10 °C
Reds: 14 - 16°C"

Food and Wine Parings

Menu
Main Course

Whites

Fish - White Meats 
 

Reds

Red Meats

Game

'Surf and Turf' 

Cheese

Whites

Goat's Cheese

Degustation
Look

Whites: Clear and shimmering with hints of straw yellow

Reds: Deep ruby red

Nose

Whites: Florals, developing notes of lime blossom

Reds: Raspberries and blackcurrants

Palate

Whites: Smooth

Reds: Elegant

* Annual average over the last 5 years

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