Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Taurus 2018
Domaine de l’Ecu
Bottle Sizes 750ml, 1.5L
Region Loire Valley
Appellation Muscadet Sèvre et Maine
Wine Type White - Still
Varietals Melon de Bourgogne
Vineyard From a 0.70 hectare parcel solely of 45 to 55 year old Melon de Bourgogne vines. Organically farmed since 1975, DEMETER certified biodynamic since 1998. Hillsides oriented south-west and south-east.
Soil Top soil is stony. Sub-soil of two-mica granite.
Viticulture Vineyards are farmed biodynamically and simple guyot pruning is employed. Soil worked manually and yields are kept low. 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. Unfined and unfiltered.
Aging The wine is aged for a total of 24 months: on the lees in underground vats for 12 months, then on the lees in Burgundy barriques for 12 months.
Production 3500 bottles and 250 magnums
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