Muscadet "Fleur D'Automne"
Gold!! MÉDAILLE D’OR Concours des Vins de Nantes - 2016
Silver!! COUP DE COEUR Guide Hachette des Vins - 2018
Welcome to only the 3rd vintage of this wine: 2004, 2009 and now 2014. This Muscadet is made only in exceptional vintages "A Muscadet - but not as you know it": Fleur d'Automne is an unusual assembly of 1/3 slightly over-ripe grapes, 1/3 of the grapes with a skin contact maceration and 1/3 with a malolactic fermentation.
Brioche nose with a note of white peach and grapefruit, very smooth and refreshing.
Hand harvested from 2ha of 35-year-old vines
15 Months in Barrel - Sur Lie
Cellaring Potential up to 10 years
100% Melon de Bourgogne ( The name is because its leaves are round and ribbed like melons)
|The Terroir||New Appellation recognised from February 2017 AC Champtoceaux Near Ancenis in the Loire Valley just 40km inland from Nantes. Mica-Schist Soils|
|Fermentation||Cool Temperature fermentation over 3 weeks followed by 5 years on the Lees (Sur-Lie)|
|Description||Grapes Melon de Bourgogne - 35 Year old Vines from just 1 ha of production. Powerful Nose of Acacia honey, Smooth powerful and mineral on the palate with a brioche flavour.|
Domaine Des Galloires Muscadet 'Fleur D'Automne'
- Product Code: FDA-14
- Availability: In Stock
- Vintage: 2014
- Country: France
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