“Clos des Allées” Muscadet Sèvre & Maine sur Lie

VINTAGE 2016
GRAPE VARIETY 100% Melon de Bourgogne
Old vines of more than 45 years old
TERROIR Vineyard face south and are planted on the micaschist of Le Landreau
Sole owner of the Clos des Allées
Village of Le Landreau
CULTIVATION Only organic fertilisers used
Debudding, deleafing and trimming excessive vine growth
Grapes picked by hand
AB certification in progress
VINIFICATION Pressed in a pneumatic press. Cold clarification of grape juice, then temperature controlled fermentation at 20°C for several weeks using only indegenous yeasts. Vinification and maturation sur lie in underground vats lined with glass tiles. These vats are very typical of the Nantes region. The wine stays on its lees(sur lie) for 9 months until it is bottled.
MATURATION
TESTING / SERVING Serve at 10/12°
As an aperitif, with shellfish, ocean and river fish, fresh cheese (soft goats’ cheese) and those with a rind such as Emmental and Beaufort.
PACKAGING 75cl Sommelier Loire bottle. 6 or 12 bottle cases