Le Lys et l’Hermine
|Appellation||AOP Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur lie|
|Grape variety||Melon de Bourgogne|
|Vineyard||Plot selection from 60-year-old, low-yield vines. Organic wine. Trellising and deleafing of vines. Tilling of soils and manual harvest, with sorting on the plot.|
|Winemaking & Ageing||Pressing of whole bunches in a pneumatic press and selection of musts. Gentle cold settling. Fermentation with natural yeasts. Aged 12 months on lees, in underground vats, with regular stirring of lees.|
|Food-wine pairings||Fish dishes, scallops, stuffed shellfish.|
The emblem of La Bourdinière has the fleur-de-lys of French royalty and the ermine of the Duchy of Brittany. Indeed, Nantes, Muscadet’s capital, has influences from the Loire Valley, Brittany and the Atlantic. Made from old-vine Melon grapes, grown on Breton granite, and aged extensively on lees, this gastronomic Muscadet goes beautifully with seafood cuisine.
|Bettane + Desseauve|