Muscadet Sèvre et Maine "Orthogneiss", Dom. de la Roche
Organic

Muscadet Sèvre et Maine "Orthogneiss", Dom. de la Roche - 2021

Item # 48677 750mL

From the striated volcanic rock soils that give this wine its name, this is an intensely mineral expression of Melon de Bourgogne. Aromas of citrus, wet stone, and white flowers accompany a lighter-bodied, crisp dry texture. Pair with moules frîtes.

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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


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Melon de Bourgogne

Muscadet

The coolest (temperature-wise) of the Loire Valley appellations, this region is most famous for its bracingly dry, seafood-friendly whites. Made from the Melon de Bourgogne grape (virtually unheard of in the rest of the world), these refreshing wines are idyllic partners for oysters or mussels.

Loire

There’s a lot to remember when it comes to the Loire. Novices, take note: Cabernet Franc is a great alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon, Muscadet is unparalleled as a companion to shellfish, and Cour Cheverny is the best white wine appellation you’ve never heard of. As diverse as Loire wines are, one day soon you'll know your Melon de Bourgogne from your Romorantin.


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