Domaine Alphonse Mellot

Domaine Alphonse Mellot

Mellot family is an emblematic family in Sancerre and historically living in the region. Their wine skills were already recognized at the age of Louis XIV who named César Mellot as official wine advisor of the cour. Alphonse Mellot is a familial figure who founded a farm house with its own name in XIXth century. He started to export his wines from 1881 and builded his awareness. To celebrate this famous ancestor each first born boy is named Alphonse since then and today the 19e generation run the estate.

The Domaine de la Moussière is one of the most prestigious wine from domaine Alphonse Mellot with a one-piece 30 hectares surface. Its ideally exposed location on the south-western tip of Sancerre, its chalk soil and its specific sub-soil are all perfect conditions for the cultivation of the vine.

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