Story

Location
Muscadet Coteaux de Loire sur Lie is the easternmost Muscadet appellation in the Nantes region and is located between Muscadet Sèvre et Maine and the Angevin region. The vines of the Muscadet Coteaux de Loire sur Lie "Folies Siffait" are located around the commune of Champtoceaux on the banks of the Loire.
Terroir
The thin, sandy soil, covered with angular gneiss stones, gives a mineral character to the wine, but retains a nice aromatic freshness and a certain finesse.
Vinification
Gentle pressing, cold stabulation. Vinification in temperature-controlled vats to preserve the aromatic potential.
Ageing
Aged on fine lees for 8 months bringing fatness, roundness and minerality.
Varietals
Melon de Bourgogne : 100%

Advice

Serving
Served chilled (8-10°C).
Tasting notes
Pale gold colour with green highlights. Open, very intense nose, with lovely notes of yellow fruit (apricot) and citrus (grapefruit), accompanied by a very nice minerality. Round and aromatic attack. Suave and structured palate. The finish is marked by notes of sweet spices.
Food and wine pairings
It goes well with salads, cold meats, fish in sauce, cheeses (Swiss Gruyère or very mature Emmental)...