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.
- Body: Light
- Sweetness: Bone-Dry
- Tannin: Low/None
- Acidity: High
- Alcohol: 10–11.5% ABV
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.
Get The Book
Your visual guide to the world of wine. Wine Folly: Magnum Edition is the perfect companion on your adventure into wine. Now, with over 2x the content of the first, best-selling edition.