Melon

  • Grape
  • mel-loh

Melon or Melon de Bourgogne is the grape of the Muscadet region of France, known for its lean, mineral, and saline driven white wines that pair famously with seafood.

Primary Flavors

  • Lime

  • Sea Shell

  • Green Apple

  • Pear

  • Bread Dough

Taste Profile

  • Bone-Dry
  • Light Body
  • Low/None Tannin
  • High Acidity
  • 10–11.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Ice-Cold
    38–45°F / 3–7°C
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability3-5 years
  • Avg Price $14.00

Food Pairing

Throw some clams or mussels in a pan with a little garlic, parsley, butter and a splash of Muscadet and you'll find out why this wine is perfect with seafood.

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