Appellation: Muscadet Coteaux de la Loire  (Loire region)

 

Grapes: Melon de Bourgogne (100%)

 

Farming: Organic (certified)

 

Aromatics: Quince, fresh mango, lime and yeasty notes.

 

Palate: Palate is very fleshy thanks to the time on the lees. Notes of mango, pineapple, ripe pear and salty finish. This Muscadet cru express a more generous expression of Melon de Bourgogne on the terroir of Champtoceaux.

 

About the wine: Cru Champtoceaux  is located in Oudon, gneiss based terroir. Hand harvested. Natural yeast fermentation. Minimal intervention in the cellar, malolactic fermentation, ageing on lees for 24 months in glass-lined concrete tanks, light filtration and low sulphur added.

 

When to drink: Drink now or in the next 3-5 years.

 

Service: 10 to 12 degrees C.

 

Food match: Oysters, mussels, shrimp, salmon in sauce or roasted chicken.

2017 Domaine Landron, AOC Chartier Muscadet Cru ‘Champtoceaux’

$60.00Price