Domaine du Haut Bourg 2016 Muscadet Cotes de Grandlieu Sur Lie AOC
Item Number: 10851
Sub Region: Loire
Appellation/AVA: Muscadet-Cotes de Grandlieu AOC
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): 100% Melon de Bourgogne
Type: Wine - White
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 12
Viticulture: Practicing Organic
Vineyard Information: Grapes are sourced from 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 viticulture 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 to vinification to bottling, all is handled at the Haut du Bourg estate. The grapes are traditionally vinified. 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