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Famille Lieubeau - Confluent

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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.

Description:
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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