“Les Pierres Blanches” Muscadet Sèvre & Maine sur Lie

VINTAGE 2016
GRAPE VARIETY 100% Melon de Bourgogne
Old vines of more 65 years old
TERROIR Village of la Chapelle Heulin gneiss sur quartz roulés
Name of vineyard “Les Pierres Blanches” faces south west.
CULTIVATION Organic certification in progress
Debbuding, deleafing and trimming exessive vine growth
VINIFICATION Grapes picked by hand, pressed in a pneumatic press. Cold clarification of grape juice, then temperature controlled fermentation at 20° for several weeks using only indegenous yeasts. The wine is moved by gravity to underground vats lind with glass tiles. These vats are very typical of the Nantes region. The wine stays on its lees (Sur Lie) for nine months until it is bottled.
MATURATION bottling july 2017
TESTING / SERVING Serve at 10°/12°
Langoustines, scallop carpaccio, sea bass baked i salt, fresh goats’cheese
PACKAGING 75cl Loire sommelar and half bottles
6 or 12 bottle cases for export