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Famille Lieubeau - Confluent

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Appellation AOP Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur lie
Colour White
Bedrock Gneiss
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 six to nine 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.

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