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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. 

ABV 12%

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
The Terroir New Appellation recognised from February 2017 AC Champtoceaux Near Ancenis in the Loire Valley just 40km inland from Nantes. Mica-Schist Soils
The Numbers
Fermentation Cool Temperature fermentation over 3 weeks followed by 5 years on the Lees (Sur-Lie)
ABV % 12.5%
Residual Sugar 1g/L
Tasting Notes
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.

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Domaine Des Galloires Muscadet 'Fleur D'Automne'

  • Product Code: FDA-14
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Vintage: 2014
  • Country: France
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