Domaine du Haut Bourg 2016 Muscadet Cotes de Grandlieu Sur Lie AOC

Domaine du Haut Bourg 2016 Muscadet Cotes de Grandlieu Sur Lie AOC

Item Number: 10851

UPC: None

Country: France
Region: Loire
Sub Region: Loire
Appellation/AVA: Muscadet-Cotes de Grandlieu AOC
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Vintage: 2016
Grape(s): 100% Melon de Bourgogne
Type: Wine - White
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Pack: 12
Closure: Cork
Alc by Vol(%): 12
Viticulture: Practicing Organic

Vineyard Information: 30 to 60-year-old vines located north of the Lac de Grandlieu. Vineyards are planted densely with 7,000 vines per hectare. Lutte raisonnée viticultural methods are employed in the vineyard with an aim to avoid chemical or mechanical intervention. This wine is sourced from multiple parcels with varied exposure.

Winemaking Information: From harvest through vinification, all is handled at the Haut du Bourg estate, including bottling. The grapes are vinified traditionally. The must settles for 48 hours and ferments with indigenous yeast at a controlled temperature to accentuate aromas and balance. The wine is vinified and aged on its lees, resulting in just the right amount of effervescence to accentuate the wines’ vibrant fruit expression.

Won Bronze Medal in Decanter's World Wine Awards 2015 for Loire White