Bonnezeaux 'Melleresses' Domaine Rene Renou

Loire, France   |  Fragrant White   |  Chenin Blanc   |  1999
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SKU
BONN-MELL-1999
Grouped product items
Product Name Qty
BONN-MELL-1999-1-500-DP
1 x 500ml
£28.00
BONN-MELL-1999-6-500-DP
6 x 500ml
£168.00

Bonnezeaux Melleresses has a generous nose of jellied fruit, quince, and marmalade, with some spicy notes. The well-balanced palate is both velvety and fresh with a long, lemony finish.

Well-known Bonnezeaux producer René Renou was also President of the Institut National des Appellations d'Origine's Comité Vins. Seventh in a line of Loire winegrowers, in 1995 he decided to reduce his property to 8 hectares so that alongside his committee responsibilities, he could concentrate purely on producing premium quality, sweet white wines. He was a meticulous winegrower, tending his shale and flint plots, harvesting by hand and screening the grapes successively. René Renou died in June 2006 and his son now runs the domain.

Bonnezeaux Melleresses has a generous nose of jellied fruit, quince, and marmalade, with some spicy notes. The well-balanced palate is both velvety and fresh with a long, lemony finish.

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  Bottle size 500
  Duty Paid / In Bond Duty Paid
  Vintage 1999
  Country France
  Region Loire
  Grape Chenin Blanc
  Wine Type Dessert wines
  Wine Style Fragrant White
  Winemaking Sustainable farming
  Oak Mildly Oaked
  Drinkability Drink now
  Sweetness Sweet
  Food Match Desserts - Apple pie, Desserts - Crème Brûlée, Occasions – Apéritif

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