The almost 100-year-old vines of this single-vineyard wine grow on a gently sloping south-west facing plateau. They are responsible for the original character of this wine which emphasize the nobility of Muscadet, particularly in terms of its ability to pair with food.
100 % Melon de Bourgogne – 25hl/ha
Stony sandy-clay loam with quartz blocks
90 years old on average
Guyot Simple pruning
Controlled grassing, hoeing and shallow ploughing of the soil
The grapes are harvested entirely by hand and sorted. They then undergo a light maceration before pneumatic pressing and the resulting juice is settled to allow the wine to develop nicely.
Following fermentation with indigenous yeasts, the wine is aged in an underground tank for a minimum of 18 months with regular bâtonnages (stirring of the lees).
Light filtration before bottling
Golden yellow tints
Nose of predominantly exotic yellow fruit, honey and almond
Full and fat on the palate. Long finish retaining a nice acidity
This wine will be at its best if decanted before serving.
Best served at a temperature of 10-11°C.
Enjoy now or within 10 years
Curry of crayfish from Grandlieu on a bed of Fettuccine with cream,
Roasted chop of milk-fed veal with its fat and roasted potatoes with mushrooms,
Cheeses such as Livrarot, Langres or Gruyère
Category:Muscadet & Gros Plant
3 November 2020