|Appellation||AOP Muscadet Sèvre et Maine|
|Grape variety||Melon de Bourgogne|
|Vineyard||20-year-old, organically-farmed vines. Trellising and deleafing of vines. Tilling of soils.|
|Winemaking & Ageing||Pressing in a pneumatic press and selection of musts. Cold settling. Fermentation with natural yeasts. Aged nine to twelve months on lees, in underground vats, with regular stirring of lees.|
|Food-wine pairings||Ideal as an aperitif, or with grilled sardines or seafood.|
Close to where the rivers Sèvre and Maine join, in the geographical and historical heart of the Muscadet appellation, lies our vineyard of L’Aulnaye. On a superb east-facing slope, the Melon vines dig into the rock, bringing a saline freshness, minerality and intensely fruity notes to this wine.
|Wine Enthusiast||Decanter||Bettane + Desseauve||Jancis Robinson|