Domaine Masson-Blondelet

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Domaine Masson-Blondelet is run by Jean-Michel Masson, his wife Michelle (née Blondelet) and their children Pierre-François and Melanie. The Domaine is 18 hectares in size, planted on the best sites in the heart of the appellation. The Domaine’s vineyards, which are on south and south-east facing slopes, enjoy a microclimate created by the Loire River that protects them from extreme variations in temperature.

“One of the best Pouilly Domaines.” 
Clive Coates, MW, “An Encyclopedia of the Wines and Domaines of France” (2000)

France Loire
Sauvignon Blanc

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