Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Classic 2019
Domaine de l’Ecu
Bottle Sizes 750ml
Region Loire Valley
Appellation Muscadet Sèvre et Maine
Wine Type White - Still
Varietals Melon de Bourgogne
Vineyard 4.5 hectares of 30-35 year old Melon de Bourgogne vines. Vines face west, north-west. Organically farmed since 1975, DEMETER certified biodynamic since 1998.
Soil Silex with a sub-soil of metamorphic rock.
Viticulture Vineyards are farmed biodynamically and simple guyot pruning is employed. Soil worked manually and yields are kept low. Yields are 40hl/ hectare. All grapes are hand harvested.
Vinification Each of the domaine's Muscadets are gravity fed. There are no pumps used in the cellar. Wild yeast fermentation only with no racking.
Aging Aged on the lees in underground vats for 10 months.
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