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Menetou-Salon is an appellation created in 1959 for red,rose and white wines [65% are white] from 10 communes,one of which is Menetou-Salon itself in the upper Cher valley. The commune names may appear on the wine label next to that of the appellation. The whites are based on sauvignon blanc and the reds and roses on pinot noir. The wines are similar but less expensive than the more prestigious Sancerre just to the east. Viticulture here has a history going back to at least the medieval era when it was much associated with religious orders.Jacques Coeur.Charles VII 's finance minister is known to have served the wines of Menetou-Salon to his sovereign in 1450.r

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