Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Granite 2016

Domaine de l’Ecu Vintage 2016 Bottle Sizes 750ml Country France Region Loire Valley Appellation Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Wine Type White - Still Varietals Melon de Bourgogne Farming Biodynamic Vineyard 3 hectares parcel solely of 45-55 year old Melon de Bourgogne vines. Organically farmed since 1975, DEMETER certified biodynamic since 1998. Soil Top soil is stony. Sub-soil of two-mica granite. Viticulture Vineyards face south-west and are farmed biodynamically. Simple guyot pruning is employed. Soil worked manually and yields are kept low. Yields are 35 hl/ 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. Back to Current Releases