Classification of Wine
Muscadet Sevre et Maine sur Lie GRANDE RESERVE
Varietal: 100% Melon de Bourgogne
Soil: Granite soils, Hills of the Maine
Vineyard age: 50 to 75 years
Yield: limited yields
Sulfites: 93 mg/l
Wine maker: Dominique Salmon
The family estate was started in 1897.
Hand harvesting, natural yeasts. Pneumatic pressing without
crushing, which ensures utmost respect for the bunches of grapes Then, cold settling by gravity.
Alcoholic fermentation with temperature control and daily monitor-ing. A long extension on fine lees for several months in underground tanks glass tiles, traditional regular stirring.
Bright, light golden color. Fresh, fruity, clean aromas and flavors of lemon zest, dried leaves, cumin and toasted yeast.
A lively, dry, yet medium-full body and a smooth texture. Complex lengthy finish with mineral toasty aromas and flavors of ripe key li-mes, Meyer lemon, and salinity. Delicacy, finesse and elegance com-plete the palate.
Pairs beautifully with cheese, mixed salads, grilled fish, especially with sauces, sea foods, and white meats.
Serve at 12C/55F
Gilbert &Gaillard 89/100,
And Wine Enthusiast 89 points
Decanter Magazine 91 points, Silver