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Chateau du Coing de St Fiacre Muscadet Sevre-et-Maine Sur Lie

2017

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The Basics

Type

White Wine

Country

France

Region

Loire

ABV

12%

Vintage

2017

Size

75cl

Grape

Melon de Bourgogne

£11.90

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The Details

In a Nutshell

Just add mussels.

Tasting Notes

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.

Grape Blend

100%

Melon de Bourgogne

Production Notes

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 and yield approximately 50 hectolitres per hectare.

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.

Producer - Château du Coing de St Fiacre

Chateau du Coing is located in the village of Saint Fiacre, in the Sèvre-et-Maine district of Muscadet, and is the first wine château that is encountered on the outskirts of Nantes.

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The Basics

Type

White Wine

Country

France

Region

Loire

ABV

12%

Vintage

2017

Size

75cl

Grape

Melon de Bourgogne

£11.90

Out of stock