Muscadet vieilli en fût de chêne

Vintage 2020

Don’t be fooled by appearances, this Muscadet is unlike any other. This cuvée is aged in oak barrels selected by us in the Bordeaux region, thus giving it a unique taste and character.

Bottled at the castle

Tasting notes:
Nose: buttery, brioche, mineral that appears after aeration
Mouth: lively attack, rich in the mouth, good length and balance, supple, vanilla note, smoky retro-olfaction with a citrus finish
Food pairing: roasted quail , chicken with morels, rabbit with mustard, half-cooked tuna, cooked cheese

Technical sheet:
Wine region: Loire Valley
Appellation: Muscadet AC
Grape variety: 100% Melon de Bourgogne
Wine type: Dry white
Soil: Clay-siliceous / Gneiss and mica schist
Aging – Vinification: pneumatic pressing, fermentation at low temperature to enhance the aromas, ageing in oak barrels for one year minimum
Alcohol: 12%
Keeping: 5 to 7 years
Serving temperature: between 9° and 12°