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Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie 2017, Ch. du Coing de St. Fiacre, 12% vol, 75cl

Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie 2017, Ch. du Coing de St. Fiacre, 12% vol, 75cl

Availability: In stock

SKU : LV03

£12.36

Château du Coing is located in the village of Saint Fiacre, in the Sèvre et Maine district of Muscadet.

 

Sèvre et Maine is acknowledged to be the best district in which to grow Muscadet, or Melon de Bourgogne as the variety is also known. These two rivers moderate the cool temperatures which is important at this northerly latitude and the distinctive gneiss soils give a particularly racy, fragrant style of Muscadet. The vines are on average 65 years old.

 

Only stainless steel was used to ferment and age this wine. However, it qualifies as Muscadet `Sur Lie` due to the six months` ageing on its fine lees after the fermentation. This adds body, richness and longevity to the pure, citrus fruit; a serious wine with firm structure and good depth results.

 

This wine is appreciated for its young, vivid, dry and fruity side that makes it the perfect companion to seafood. A delicate, pale lemon colour with light floral aromas of jasmine, pear and lightly toasted bread. The palate is juicy with pure, citrus fruit character and a long, fine-textured finish.